Behind the Walls

Behind the walls

Filed under: drug treatment programs in prison

Twenty years after crowding and inhumane treatment helped spark a riot at the Lucasville prison in southern Ohio, many of the same problems continue to plague the state's 28 prisons. With roughly 50,000 prisoners, the system is about 30 percent over …
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South Jersey's first medical marijuana facility nears launch date

Filed under: drug treatment programs in prison

The facility, in an industrial park outside Atlantic City, would be only the second such "alternative treatment center" to open in the state more than three years after the state's medical marijuana program became law. "Only force majeure could stop us …


Lebanon County Court: City man sent to state prison for drug offenses

Filed under: drug treatment programs in prison

Public Defender Nicholas Sidelnick, who represents Lopez-Enriquez, said his client had prior drug convictions and relapsed after a treatment program. President Judge John Tylwalk sentenced Lopez-Enriquez on Wednesday to 2 to 4 years in state prison …
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