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Mike Johnston on Drugs

 

 


Focus on treatment for addiction, not criminalization

He hopes to decriminalize drug addiction and open more drug and mental health courts. "This is just a good financial solution for the state," Johnston explained, "you take people that have drug addiction or mental health issues, you put them in treatment, they both have a much higher chance for getting better and would save the states hundreds of millions of dollars."
Source: Denver Post on 2020 Colorado Senate race , Jun 25, 2018

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