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Should California Cut Drug Possession Penalties to Cut Costs?

California lawmaker Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) has proposed a radical solution to overcrowding in the state’s many prisons and a corrections budget that has skyrocketed in recent years: cut the penalties for simple drug possession from a felony to a misdemeanor. Vocal Speakers on Both Sides of the Debate This move has some – like … Read More