Incarceration can be costly, disruptive to families, and appears to do little to deter future drug use. And though people do change while incarcerated, it isn’t always for the better.
Category: Public Policy
Investments, costs, regulations, laws, courts and prisons– what helps? What’s useless or worse- harmful? What’s the cost to the taxpayer? And the economy? And the families? And, oh, yes… the people suffering from addictive disease?
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