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Friday, November 26, 2004

Drug Diversion and Recidivism

Jail153x193 UCLA researcher David Farabee reports that drug defendants diverted from jail thanks to a 2000 ballot initiative are more likely to be rearrested for drug offenders than those who were incarcerated.  More here.  Meanwhile, a survey reports that a majority of Canadians support decriminalizing personal use of marijuana; 45% report using marijuana at some point in their lives.  More here. [Jack Chin]

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