New Program Will Offer Drug Offenders a Choice - NECN

    New Program Will Offer Drug Offenders a Choice

    A new program in Boston is hoping to keep low-level offenders from going to jail and instead get them the help they need. Those stopped for simple possession will be given the option between prison and a three-to-six month treatment program. If they complete it, all charges will be dropped. (Published Thursday, Dec 7, 2017) A new program in Boston is hoping to keep low-level offenders from going to jail and instead get them the help they need. Those stopped for simple... See More