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NY Drugs

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NY Drugs

NY Drugs

NY Drugs

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Melissa Block reports on a broad overhaul of the way New York State courts handle drug addicted offenders. Addicts who agree to plead guilty to many non-violent offenses will be able to choose a strictly monitored drug treatment program, instead of prison. The plan is expected to keep ten thousand defendants in treatment each year.