Due both to quirks in how the budget sequestration bill is written and how drug-related programs are funded, the automatic cuts triggered by the failure of the budget supercommittee may not fall evenly across U.S. drug control programs. Dr. John Carnevale, who knows the details of drug policy budgeting as well as anyone, projects that prevention programs will take a huge hit whereas interdiction programs will be almost untouched.

[Cross-posted at The Monkey Cage]

Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor at Stanford University. @KeithNHumphreys