Auburn Man Gets Prison Time for Drug Charges — Again

Auburn man gets prison time for drug charges — again
Filed under: cocaine treatment and rehabilitation
This was paid upon the woman's formal sentencing in June. While Racona's probation called for her participation in drug treatment court due to substance abuse issues, the 24-year-old has repeatedly tested positive since that time for cocaine and … Read more on Auburn Citizen


A Timeline of the Rise and Fall of 'Tough on Crime' Drug Sentencing
Filed under: cocaine treatment and rehabilitation
Frontline writes that the law allocated funds to new prisons, drug education, and treatment. But its main result was to create mandatory minimum sentences. The harsh sentences on crack cocaine use disproportionately affect African-Americans. 1988: The … Read more on The Wire