Link to New York Times Article Regarding Prison Sentences for Drug Offenses

In the same vein as recent posts on this blog, the New York Times has an excellent article on the financial and societal costs of lengthy prison sentences for non-violent drug offenses: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/12/science/mandatory-prison-sentences-face-growing-skepticism.html?adxnnl=1&emc=eta1&adxnnlx=1355346297-vJTHk8jMY5jg6VRF0aT8Ng