Bill to Lessen Penalties for Some Drug Offenders Clears Kentucky Senate Panel

A Kentucky Senate committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing the state’s fast-rising prison population by bolstering drug treatment and alternative sentences for non-violent offenders. The bill cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee without opposition. Supporters say the bill would produce net savings of $147 million over 10 years. (Link to Story)

Think how much more could be saved

If we just end the war on drugs .  26.2 billion to fund the DEA last year . That is just for their US operations and does not not include trials and incarseration of victims .

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