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“Scared Straight” Anti-Drug Programs Aren’t Scaring Kids at All

“Scared Straight” Anti-Drug Programs Aren’t Scaring Kids at All

Political leaders love the idea of preventing drug use among young people by “scaring them straight,” a strategy on which millions of dollars are spent, especially in the United States. The problem is, generally speaking, these programs haven’t worked. A new report from the Open Society Foundations, Prevention of Drug Use and Problematic Use, details

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