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Washingtonians support a new approach.

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In a 2021 survey (download PDF) that examined ‘Washington Voter Views of Drug Policy Reform After the Blake Decision', the data showed that 7 out of 10 people in Washington state prefer an approach based on engagement, healthcare, treatment and recovery versus the state’s current criminal justice approach to dealing with drug use.

Read a letter from the Treatment First WA steering committee to the House Appropriations committee.