Pubdate: Fri, 25 Aug 2000
Date: 08/25/2000
Source: New York Times (NY)
Author: Arthur G. Krohn, M.D.

Re "Lawyers Say Drug War's Tactics Draw Addicts Into Serious Crime"
(news article, Aug. 19): Undercover police teams that try to get
recovering heroin users to sell their weekend supplies of methadone as
they leave their clinics are nothing short of inhumane. Calling that a
drug bust is bizarre and sharply underscores the futility of the war
on drugs.

Arthur G. Krohn, M.D.,