Short Video Describes the Drug War’s “Worst Idea”
Date:  07-01-2014

In four minutes Peter Wagner speaks on a fundamentally flawed law that many believe never should have been enacted
The Prison Policy Initiative (PPI) produced a four minute video in which Executive Director Peter Wagner educates viewers on what many describe as the “worst idea” to spring forth from the war on drugs, “enhancement zones.”

In the article accompanying the video, PPI states:

Most states have laws that are intended to protect children by creating enhanced penalties for various crimes committed within a certain distance of schools. These laws sound like a common-sense approach, but our research has shown that these laws do not work, will not work and have serious negative effects. To watch the informative video and the accompanying article click here.