Unformatted text preview: Do all get legalized or just some Would drug use go up or down Federal cost State cost # of arrests Money spent vs effect of work Legalization Legalization Would overdoses go up due to ease of purchase? Government taxes purchase = profit for state Society changes: morality issues Government regulations on purchase and potency. The War on Drugs violent crimes having shorter sentences sentences that fit the crime Non violent offenders Release of other prisoners to make room for drug offenders Is the drug war a race war Demographics # of each race incarcerated on drug offenses Different sentences for different races Number of alcohol related deaths compared to other drugs Violent crimes involving alcohol vs other drugs Alcohol related diseases vs other drugs Standardization
Alcohol being legal vs other drugs being illegal Incarceration ...
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- Fall '10
- English, #, State Society, drugs Violent crimes