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Resource ID: #13152
Subject: Drugs
Source: Boston Globe



Massachusetts has overdosed itself on the drug war-filling the state's prisons with hundreds of nonviolent, low-level drug offenders and allowing dealers with money facing mandatory terms to reduce their sentences by payment. The Boston Globe examines how extreme and inflexible drug laws in Massachusetts have exacerbated drug problems in the state rather than making a sizeable impact on the problem. (Sept. 24 - 27, 1995)

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