Reform wins in WOsD
Drug Policy Alliance checks in with the good news. Congress has cut drug war programs by $300 million. Thanks to lobbying by DPA and other fine reform organizations John Walters, drug task forces and various bureaucrats will have less money to ply their failed policies of prohibition.
And that's not all. Most of the odious mandatory minimum provisions were removed from Mark Souder's ill-conceived meth bill and two treatment provisions were written in. They're still working on the meth bill and DPA also has been promoting another one related to Katrina victims with drug offenses. You can help with a click and send letter here.