Lesniak Update on Efforts to Promote Treatment for Drug Offenders, Instead of Incarceration

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In this video news release, New Jersey State Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, D-Union, talks about his efforts to promote substance abuse treatment, rather than blind incarceration for drug offenders in New Jersey. The Senator has said that providing a gateway to sobriety for drug offenders, and providing employment opportunities for them upon their release, will result in less criminal recidivism and will save New Jersey money in the long term.