It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago, and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail.
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WXXI presents a live Twitter and NPR.org stream of the Education Forum from the NPR news and talk program Tell Me More. The Live Twitter event and show will stream at npr.org on 10/10 at 11am-12noon. The recorded program re-airs on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8 p.m. Join the conversation ahead of time now on Twitter with #npredchat to share your views.