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Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Prisons are overloaded with inmates who are incarcerated for drug offenses. What is an alternative to incarcerating them? Describe how you would handle this type of problem without incarceration, and give reasons supporting why your solution would be more cost-effective and prone to rehabilitation. Be sure to reference all sources using APA style. Include notes for a 2-3pg paper

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Prisons are overloaded with inmates who are incarcerated for drug offenses. What is an alternative to incarcerating them? Describe how you would handle this type of problem without incarceration, and give reasons supporting why your solution would be more cost-effective and prone to rehabilitation. Be sure to reference all sources using APA style. Include notes for a 2-3pg paper

The only tenable solution for the issue of nonviolent drug arrests is legalization of drugs such as marijuana. Marijuana arrests represent the largest amount of arrests every year and have consistently been the largest source of arrests for decades. Every year hundreds of thousands of people are arrested for nonviolent drug possession, and many are incarcerated. This has been the norm since the inception of the war on drugs in the early 70s beginning with Richard Nixon's asinine declaration of a war on drugs. In the 70s America's ...

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Nonviolent Drug Offenders

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