Unformatted text preview: difference in sentencing reflects not the drug but the drug user. 2) Education – Educational programs try to discourage people from trying drugs in the first place. They typically operate in schools and target young people. The most widespread program is DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), which operates in 75% of elementary schools across the U.S. Although police, school officials, and parents agree on the need to instruct young people about drugs, research suggests that these educational programs seem to make little difference in drug use over the long term....
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- Fall '10
- drug dealers, mandatory sentencing laws, five-year jail term