Other Views: Sanity Needed in Sentencing

Other Views: Sanity needed in sentencing

Filed under: Crack Vs Cocaine Laws

That's the non-sensical and costly result of Congress' panic over the crack epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s — and one that has profoundly unjust consequences since blacks were more likely to use crack and whites more likely to use powder cocaine. In … Read more on LubbockOnline.com


The new politics of crime

Filed under: Crack Vs Cocaine Laws

In truth, the knee-jerk approach to crime policy predated 1988, with a rash of mandatory minimum drug laws, and then accelerated afterwards; and the worst part was that so many politicians, even though they knew better, were afraid to vote against … Read more on Marietta Daily Journal


William Hill to shut 100 shops after Osborne's tax hike on 'crack cocaine

Filed under: Crack Vs Cocaine Laws

The Chancellor stunned the industry in last month's Budget when he increased duty on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, dubbed the 'crack cocaine' of gambling. The increase means 109 loss-making William Hill shops will never make money and have to shut, … Read more on Daily Mail