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there have been declining rates of drug use over the years. It is due to the measures put forth by the authorities.
-there is a new approach to in terms of sentencing guidelines for drug offenses and it has significantly reduced the rate of drug abuse over the years.
- there is government support for alternatives to incarceration
- specialized tribunals to deal with the drug issue and not simple criminal justice, and even government support for greater and more sophisticated drug treatment and rehabilitation centers in the United States of America.
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