Prop. 5 would dramatically change the way drug addicts who commit low-level crimes are prosecuted. Under the measure, about 18,000 addicts would be diverted from prison. Opponents say the measure gives repeat offenders a free pass out of prison.

Proposition 5 22 October,2008forum

Daniel Abrahamson, director of legal affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance
Judge Stephen Manley, Santa Clara County Superior Court

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