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Drugs / New Mexico / Drug Reform / War On Drugs #195997

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Grants and Santa Fe, New Mexico: Neal Karlinsky) New Mexico's drug reform legislation which would shift policy from incarceration to treatment featured; details given of the decriminalization of marijuana. [Governor Gary JOHNSON - comments on the need to stop arresting people doing no harm to others.] [State Representative Ron GODBEY - takes a harder line on drugs.] [Lindesmith Center Katherine HUFFMAN - talks about the war on drugs.] [Arrested addict Anna Maria PEREZ - says she has been warehoused.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The ongoing war against drugs examined; drug statistics cited. [Former National Drug Control Policy director retired General Barry McCAFFREY - talks about the criminal organization in the drug trade.] [DEA Donnie MARSHALL - calls for a holistic approach in dealing with drugs.]

Jennings, Peter;
Karlinsky, Neal;
Thomas, Pierre

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