Before the War on Drugs was declared, police solved 90 percent of homicides. Now that number is closer to 30% in cities like Columbus, Ohio.
The new law reduces possession of illegal drugs to misdemeanors rather than felonies as long as the person in possession does not have prior drug convictions.
Oregon’s state legislature just reduced penalties for drug possession in a bill also intended to reduce racial profiling by law enforcement agencies. H.B. 2355 passed both the House and Senate last week and reduces possession of