The War on Drugs: An Overview 

Over the last forty years, the US has spent more and more money on fighting drugs... 

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Leading the prison population to skyrocket...

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Much of our prison population is incarcerated as a direct result of a drug conviction...

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But it hasn't worked. Drug usage has gone up 3000% since the War on Drugs started 

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And it disproportionately harms people of color...

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Relegating them to the outskirts of society...

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Most people in prison do not get treatment

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But treatment can help...

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And costs us less...

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