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Resource ID: #8273
Subject: Drugs
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch



St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports on the widespread abuse of the state and federal drug forfeiture laws; the intent is to crack down on drug dealers, but the laws have had a larger impact on people who were never charged with a crime or only with minor offenses; police departments exploited laws to take property from private citizens, with police officers and city officials ending up with the property, April - December 1991.

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