Crack Sentences in Missouri Still the Most Draconian in U.S., Says The Washington Post

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Get caught with this in Missouri and you might do some serious time
Getting caught with crack in your pocket ain't good. Getting caught with crack in your pocket in Missouri could be especially bad. According to an article in The Washington Post on Sunday:
Fourteen states....passed laws treating crack cases more severely than those involving powder cocaine; 10 states currently have such laws on the books. Missouri's is by far the toughest: Someone with six grams or more of crack faces the same prison term - at least 10 years - as someone with 75 times more powder cocaine.
Full article here.


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