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Remove the Knife and Heal the Wound: No More Crack/Powder Disparities

Carl L. Hart | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Carl L. Hart

I have given thousands of doses of crack cocaine to people -- as part of my research. To punish crack offenses more harshly than powder offenses is like punishing more harshly those who are caught smoking marijuana than those caught eating marijuana-laced brownies.