Rockefeller Drug Law Reforms

An in depth look at the impact in the last year since New York implemented the Rockefeller Drug Law reforms, which divert drug addicted felons from prison to treatment.

WXXI public radio news partner WSHU has been following several of the people going through the new program. Some of them get treatment in a rigorous residential treatment program, but most don't.

Click Here to listen to the story from reporter Charles Lane.

Click Here for more information on this special series of reports. The timeline below provides more background on the Rockefeller drug laws.