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Tough of Drug Use Might Win Votes – but prison is causing more problems

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society and Human Rights

Antonio Maria Costa, the former head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. His explanation is blunt: countries that rely primarily on law enforcement to deal with drug addicts and their associated crimes, rather than treating users as sufferers, perpetuate an expensive cycle of addiction, crime, incarceration and recidivism.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/when-drugs-meet-crime-20120520-1yysb.html#ixzz1vaEJlV9a
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