Congress on Speed

Partisan Conflict Led to Many Problems in 1986 Drug Law
Eric E. Sterling, Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
The Huffington Post (US)
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

If Congress were functioning properly, it would take the time to consider the many potential improvements in drug policy that could save lives by preventing overdose, reducing the spread of HIV, and lessening violence, preventing crime, and saving money. With a commitment to governing, instead of grandstanding, Congress could make a careful analysis and weigh the alternatives.