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In Chicago, police routinely arrest people for possession of small quantities of drugs knowing... more »
posted 01/05/22
State law targets drug users, jamming courts with throwaway cases that burden justice system and... more »
posted 07/15/21

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That state’s new drug reform is keeping users out of jail — but getting them help for addictions has been elusive.
In Chicago, thousands of drug possession arrests are routinely tossed out every year. The cost to taxpayers? Millions. To those arrested? The loss of jobs, housing, freedom.