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Sara Mayeux

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This week, the World AIDS Conference met in Vienna. On the agenda: how bad criminal justice policy exacerbates the pandemic. Prisons have become a breeding ground for HIV, and the criminalization of drug addiction has fueled its spread. You can sign the Vienna Declaration, calling for “the incorporation of scientific evidence into illicit drug policies,” here. Meanwhile, poll data shows nearly two-thirds of Americans agree that the War on Drugs has been a failure. In other prison news:

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Written by sara

July 23, 2010 at 7:36 am

Posted in Friday Roundups

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