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California Senate OKs Measure to End Mandatory Prison Sentences for Nonviolent Drug Offenders

In the news April 17, 2021, the California State Senate approved a bill that ends mandatory prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders in California. This bill is waiting on approval by the Assembly and a signature from the governor to become law. Ending mandatory sentences will help those with substance use disorder to get the help that they need without punishing them. Supporters note mandatory minimum sentencing laws have disproportionately affected marginalized communities. >Read More