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MJNN Exclusive: Bush’s Drug War At 25, Part II

MJNN Exclusive: Bush’s Drug War At 25, Part II

SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 BY Bailey Hirschburg

Part II: “…crack is worse than taxes… “Fortunately for the president, the drug war was a top priority for Congress. The Byrne Justice Grant program enacted in 1988. It’s funding funneled equipment directly from the military to small and medium sized law enforcement agencies across America and set up a maze of regional task forces. That same year the Anti-Drug Abuse Act, created the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), soon known as the “drug’s czar’s” office. It’s mission was to consolidate federal action, and the initial charter assumed it was temporary executive office.

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