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Obama Wants to "Crack Down" on U.S. Drug Use

Maybe it was just a poor choice of words, but President Obama said in Mexico today that the U.S. must "crack down" on drug use in our cities and town. (Video here, transcript here.)

Perhaps he meant we need to spend more on drug treatment and preventive measures. But "crack down" is a phrase I expect him to use when discussing large-scale traffickers, not users.

Was it a slip of the tongue, or is Obama threatening more punitive measures for users?

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