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Between prison and pamphlets: WA looks for an answer to the drug crisis

3rd Ave downtown Seattle – Amazon and others moving away from the area – 031422

Two Seattle Police Department vehicles and a mobile precinct van idle along 3rd Ave between Pike and Pine as busses pass by Monday, March 14, 2022 in downtown Seattle, Wash. 219860

How hard, or how soft, should Washington be on drug abusers? Oregon decriminalized drugs, but so far it hasn't worked to get more people into treatment programs.

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