08/31/2012 10:44 pm ET | Updated Oct 31, 2012

Opportunities Lost: The Wrong Side Of The War On Drugs (VIDEO)

The War of Drugs goes beyond politics, as its effects are deeply felt by millions of people across the United States. Joining HuffPost Live's Alicia Menendez to share their stories about being on the wrong side of the drug war and the effect it had on their families, their lives and their futures were Diane Goldstein, Gretchen Burns Bergman, Elon Burns, Hugh Yohn, Robert Sanchez and Joy Strickland.

Watch the full segment below: