Chasing the scream: The first and last days of the war on drugs. Bloomsbury.

 

The text states that the United States imprisons “more people for drug offenses than Western European nations’ imprisonments for all crimes combined.” (Hari, 2015, p. 109). Hari (2015) later quotes Anslinger as stating substance misusers “were criminals first and addicts afterwards.” (p. 141)

Finally, Hari (2015) describes a prison psychologist stating that many of the incarcerated individuals, who are there for drug-related offenses, are “from traumatized backgrounds,” and a prisoner reported that any dignity they have left “is taken away.” (p. 109)

Based on your readings, and the information shared above, does it appear to make sense to solve substance misuse and addiction with imprisonment and violence?

Readings

 

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Chasing the scream: The first and last days of the war on drugs. Bloomsbury.
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