The White House’s new war on drugs could drive up the HIV rate

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is undoing the Obama-era push to decrease the prison population and avoid mandatory minimums for minor drug charges. Public health officials expect this will have devastating health consequences.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions jumpstarted the war on drugs in a recent memo to federal prosecutors, ordering them to “charge and pursue” the toughest penalties possible, even for low-level offenses.  Read More

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