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Will the Great US Penal Reform Tip the Balance for Addicts?
7/19/2013 11:02:59 AM

In California and beyond, an unprecedented "experiment" is giving tens of thousands of nonviolent offenders the chance of alternatives to prison. Most have severe drug problems. What are their prospects?

Stephen House spent the last few years of his decade in-and-out of California's prison system addicted to meth and anything else he could get. "I was on everything by the end," he said. But while in lockup, House never got any treatment. “They might give you GED [training], but that was it," he said...

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