Bring Some Sanity to the "War on Drugs"

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    Bring Some Sanity to the "War on Drugs"

    The so-called "War on Drugs" has turned a public health problem into a multi-billion dollar taxpayer boondoggle. Sen. Mark Leno's Senate Bill 649 would move California toward a smarter, humane, cost-effective justice system. It would reduce overcrowding in our prisons by allowing prosecutors to charge non-violent drug possession as a misdemeanor, rather than as a felony. 

    SB 649 would free up funds currently supporting jails to be used for drug treatment instead. Studies show that in the 13 states that classify drug possession as a misdemeanor, treatment rates are higher and incarceration rates are lower, with no increase in crime.

    Tell Sacramento "Bring some sanity to the so-called "War on Drugs." Pass SB 649 and give counties control of sentencing for non-violent drug possession."


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