Ricky Minor: Because of mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, Ricky was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for attempting to manufacture meth.
The Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections came out with its Final Recommendations for reforming the federal prison system.
On this day when we honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., I couldn't help wonder what Dr. King might say today about the War on Drugs.
In November 2015, the ONDCP issued its annual report assessing progress toward the seven goals. Most of the Strategy goals were either not met, or movement was in the opposite direction - in other words, illicit drug use stayed the same or increased and public health suffered.