black incarceration for drug offenses Archives

‘Too Many Of Them Are Dying’: NY Mayor Proposes Bold Response To Heroin Crisis

February 23, 2016

An upstate New York mayor is proposing a bold and radical new tool to use against the nation’s growing heroin crisis: the first supervised injection facility in the United States.  Svante Myrick, the Democratic Mayor of Ithaca, New York  told…

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Chris Christie Deserves Credit For His Moving Speech About Drug Addiction And Treatment (VIDEO)

November 7, 2015

At a town hall in Belmont, New Hampshire, the Huffington Post captured a riveting and emotionally raw moment of New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie speaking on the need for treatment for drug addicts. Speaking to an…

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