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Maybe the tide is turning

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Perhaps 80 years of failure is starting to make people realize that we should explore some alternatives. In Baltimore, via 21209.org:

I am beginning to think that the War on Drugs is killing the city of Baltimore. Somebody needs to start asking these questions:

Informational Hearing – Is Legalization of Drugs the Answer for Baltimore City?

07-0327R

FOR the purpose of requesting representatives of the Baltimore City Health Department and the Baltimore City Police Department to brief the council about the effects of the War on Drugs and discuss alternatives to our current drug policies; to encourage an open dialogue on the effectiveness of the imprisoning non-violent drug offenders; and examining the potential for treatment centers where care is available on demand and where drugs can be provided legally by medical professionals

Sponsors: Bernard C. ‘Jack’ Young and Helen L. Holton
RESOLUTION JUDICIARY AND LEGISLATIVE INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE

Written by Leisureguy

19 September 2007 at 8:02 am

Posted in Drug laws

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