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Treatment Of Drug Offenders Is Dysfunctional

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For John Russell it was just another ordinary night. At 2:00 A.M. he was calmly sleeping. He arose to a cracking noise outside; just then the police came crashing into the house. They ransack his house and found a 3-ounce bag of marijuana. In his underwear only, he is cuffed and taken to jail. In the meantime his wife and two kids huddle in the bedroom scarred to death.
Was it all necessary? Is the pursuit of marijuana really so important that a family has to be terrorized and broken apart. Mr. Russell is now serving a five sentence in prison. In an effort to make a few extra dollars for his family, he has now missed out on many things. He had to miss his oldest child graduate from high school. His marriage has stressed to its greatest extreme. And to society he is considered a 'criminal.' Was sending this person to prison the best thing to do? It just does not seem worth it
For years and years we having been locking up drug offenders. People with no violent history at all have to share jail cells with murderers and rapists. And what happens to these non-violent people after assimilating to the prison population? The idea is to lock them up, not rehabilitate!
Prison life can have many effects on a person. Once in prison, one must submit himself to eating, sleeping, and living with harden criminals. And for the most part the drug are still readily available. In prison, the more illicit drugs are readily available.
A once marijuana smoker could very easily become a much harder drug user. And it does happen! One must live in fear and always watch their back. Homosexuality is very predominant in the prison population. The prisoner is faced with this every day. While incarcerated your life is put on a ...

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