A first-time narcotics offender, father to three, sold pain pills to a friend. His punishment: 25 years in prison. It’s just the latest evidence that U.S. drug policy is madness.
Is this befitting of justice in the the 1700s or the 21st century?
Is this the action of a civilised advanced democratic society or the behaiour of brutal totalitarian regime?
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