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ID:

566

Date:

2010-05-14

Headline:

In war on drugs, Obama refocuses as public health fight

Reporter's name:

Martha Mendoza

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Associated Press

City:

Mexico City, Mexico

Summary:

The Associated Press used FOIA and other resources to show that the federal government's forty-year "war on drugs" has devoted increasing amounts of money to inadequate programs to combat drug trafficking, addiction, and related social problems.

Keywords:

drugs, war on drugs, law enforcement, public health, Mexico, Colombia, trafficking, drug abuse, prevention, gangs, Barack Obama, Office of National Drug Control Policy, ONDCP, Gil Kerlikowske, marijuana, cocaine, heroin

URL:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2010-05-14-drugs-war_N.htm


Agencies:

CDC
DHS
DOJ
ONDCP

States:

DC

Categories:

law enforcement
public health


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