A New Bill Introduced Rethinks Drug-free School Zones

Alex Fine
Philadelphia Weekly | July 14, 2008
With the densest population in the country, New Jersey's cities are almost completely consumed by drug-free school zones. The result is that nearly every offender convicted under the law--an astounding 96 percent--was either black or Hispanic.

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