By RONNIE ELLIS
he United States spends $374 billion every year on drug interdiction and enforcement, but the problem only grows worse.
So, when a drug treatment program seems to work, seems to save lives, and appears to save the public money, why wouldn’t it be expanded?
That’s the question the co-chairmen of the state legislature’s Interim Judiciary Committee, Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, and Rep. John Tilley, D-Hopkinsville, are asking because there is a program that’s working in southeastern Kentucky.
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