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U.S. Drug Czar Addresses 2,500 Drug Court Professionals, Voices Strong Support for Expanding Drug Courts Throughout the Nation
Date:6/11/2009

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National figures, stars from the world of sports and entertainment, public health and justice professionals, and Drug Court graduates gathered today in Anaheim, California to celebrate 20 years of Drug Court and call for a Drug Court to be put within reach of every American in need at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) 15th Annual Training Conference.

Speaking in front of a crowd representing every U.S. state and territory, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Gil Kerlikowske spoke about the need to expand the capacity of Drug Courts as well as create new ones. "Drug Court embodies the Obama Administration's approach to drug control, effectively combining treatment and sanctions. It is a comprehensive tool for reducing the public health and safety threats of drug abuse, he said. The Director most recently served as Policy Chief in Seattle, Washington and was joined on stage by law enforcement officials in uniform. "As Police Commissioner of Buffalo I witnessed the value of this approach and later worked with Attorney General Janet Reno to promote it. Three weeks ago, on my first official trip as Director of National Drug Control Policy, I visited a drug court in Nashville, Tennessee and heard remarkable stories from people on the path to recovery. The data -- which indicate Drug Courts are cost effective and graduates are less likely to recidivate - show that many will be successful. The President's Budget request for Drug Court and other problem-solving courts will establish new courts and expand treatment services in existing ones, helping thousands more Americans break the cycle of drug addiction and crime and begin their own road to recovery." Following his speech, the Director read a letter from President Obama commending Drug Courts "for the impact they have had on addressing substance abuse and to c
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