people can use the drug without getting incarcerated. Capital punishment and death penalty being enforced in all 50 states would also reduce the crime rates for murder, rape, attempted murder etc due to the consequences that would be involved. For crimes like drug sales, robbery, arson, etc that is a lesser threat to society can serve the jail time that the Judge or courts decide. In conclusion, there are multiple ways to alleviate the drug abuse social problem it is just dependent on society and our government.
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