Monday, March 23, 2009

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver speaks about the reform of the Rockefeller Drug Laws

Speaker of New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver speaks before the New Direction In New York conference sponsored by New York Academy of Medicine and the Drug Policy Alliance in New York City on January 22, 2009.

Sheldon Speaker calls the Rockefeller Drug Laws "an absolute contastrophy". He says that treatment for the disease is a much better policy than the criminal justice approach. He promises that this year the New York State legislature will reform the Rockefeller Drug laws.

Part one Video lasts 8:49

Part two video lasts 6:55

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