Is the Trump Administration Revamping the War on Drugs?

In 1971, President Nixon declared the “War on Drugs,” labeling drug abuse as “public enemy number one.” The creation of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) followed soon after; they were charged with enforcing federal regulations and combating the drug trade both nationally and internationally. Nixon’s move signaled the start of nationwide mass incarcerations and minimum sentences for … Continue reading Is the Trump Administration Revamping the War on Drugs?