More states turn to treatment in drug war

Marks, Alexandra
May 1999
Christian Science Monitor;5/5/99, Vol. 91 Issue 111, p2
Focuses on the proposed easing of some of the harshest of the Rockefeller Drug Laws, the first mandatory sentencing laws in the United States, by New York Governor George Pataki as of May 5, 1999. Details of the proposal; Criticism; The proposal a shift in the drug policy of the United States recognizing the significance of strict law enforcement as well as drug treatment, prevention and education; History of US drug laws; Outlook.


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