Sign up FAST! Login

Why the White House has shifted its policy on tackling drug use β€” and why it’s not alone


Why the White House has shifted its policy on tackling drug use â and why it's not alone - The Washington Post

Over the past few years, the White House has shifted its drug policy away from putting low-level offenders in jail and prison and toward helping them access addiction treatment -- an approach that dovetails with the life of acting drug czar Michael Botticelli, a recovering alcoholic.

It's a strategy has a rare distinction nowadays: it has been embraced by both Republicans and Democrats.

"You just can’t bust enough people to solve this problem,” Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich said in January.

Stashed in: Addiction, Drugs!, Crime!, politics, Marijuana

To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:

Finally, they get something right. Now will they decriminalize marijuana please???

You May Also Like: