100 billion is what it costs to continue seeing addiction as a war
Thank you Obama for your policy on drugs. First time its been clear:
Science demonstrates that addiction is a disease of the brain—a disease that can be prevented and treated, and from which people can recover. The Administration's drug policy reflects this understanding by emphasizing prevention and access to treatment over incarceration, pursing "smart on crime" rather than "tough on crime" approaches to drug-related offenses, and support for early health interventions designed to break the cycle of drug use, crime, incarceration, and re-arrest.
Heres to great beginnings, excited to see the first implementations...