Week 10 discussion 6351.docx - Week 10 discussion 6351 Post by Day 3 an explanation of how drug policies affect Joe\u2019s circumstances as described in

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Week 10 discussion 6351 Post by Day 3 an explanation of how drug policies affect Joe’s circumstances, as described in the case study. Then, explain any gaps in service you found in Joe’s case as a result of the drug policies described in the case study. Finally, describe a strategy you might use to address these gaps or make changes to the policies that affect Joe. How drug policies affected Joe’s circumstances A significant distinction from past state policies that merely permitted the individual ownership of little amounts of the plant or state laws that have decriminalized marijuana. These policies per Griffin (2014), were given the quality of authenticity on August 29, 2013, when the United States Office of the Attorney General discharged a notice for all United States Attorneys that the federal government would not meddle with these state administrative systems. Preferably, the federal government would concentrate its endeavors on keeping minors from acquiring marijuana, avoiding criminal ventures, gangs, and cartels from profiting from the sale of marijuana, averting marijuana diversion to states that have not legalized marijuana and few other comparative issues. However, despite the choice of the Office of the Attorney General, federal legislation with respect to marijuana has not been modified, and an inescapable change in presidential administration could result in a change in policy. One could easily see the Supreme Court hearing another case concerning marijuana in the future (Griffin, 2014). By the 1960s, Popple & Leighninger (2015) express that the U.S. government had set up two diverse policy ways to deal with the control of drugs. The reduction of the supply of drugs through law enforcement and the decrease of the interest in drugs through aversion and treatment.
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