Chelsea Murphy | July 5, 2017
The opioid crisis plaguing the country has hit Florida hard. To combat this epidemic, many lawmakers and law enforcement have pushed for harsh mandatory minimum sentences for possessors and drug dealers. However, as history has shown us, this strategy will not work. In the 1980’s and 90’s the federal government and the states (including Florida) attempted to stop the crack cocaine epidemic by enacting harsh mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses. We now know that this strategy did not bring abou...
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