AirTalk for October 23, 2001

U.S. Drug Policy Post Sept. 11th

Afghanistan supplies 72% of the world's opium. How will U.S. drug policy be affected by our war in Afghanistan and the added security measures that the Bush Administration is taking to protect Americans from terrorism? Larry Mantle speaks with the executive director and director of the Lindesmith Center, a policy organization that helped frame Proposition 36 passed last November, advocating treatment rather than jail time for first time drug offenders.


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