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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions February 12, 2015
Cory Booker, D-NJ
"What is perpetuating this explosion of our prison population? It is the war on drugs that has created over the last 30 years alone an over-criminalization of nonviolent individuals, which stacked our prison population full of Americans, disproportionately minority and disproportionately poor."
Botticelli Nomination February 9, 2015
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"All told, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy reports that about 1,000 Kentuckians lose their lives overdosing on drugs every year, which is more than we lose in fatal car crashes."
International Megan’S Law To Prevent Demand For Child Sex Trafficking January 26, 2015
David Cicilline, D-RI
"Mr. Speaker, around the world, as many as 27 million people are victims of human trafficking. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reported that among reported incidents of human trafficking, one in three is a child. Many sex offenders target children in regions with extreme poverty and low levels of law enforcement and prosecution. These repulsive acts violate our deepest moral values, and we have a responsibility to respond appropriately."
Human Trafficking Prevention Act January 26, 2015
David Cicilline, D-RI
"According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, almost every nation in the world is affected by trafficking. There are at least 152 countries of origin and 124 countries of destination affected by human trafficking, totaling over 510 trafficking flows around the world."
Honoring Ambassador Seng Soukhathivong And The Lao People’S Democratic Republic November 14, 2014
Eni Faleomavaega, D-AS
"Regarding counter-narcotics, the United States has facilitated the work of the National Committee for Drug Control and Supervision since 1989. Due to Lao government action and international cooperation between 1998 and 2007, opium poppy cultivation has decreased by 96 percent. However, cultivation has since risen from 1,500 hectares (ha) in 2007 to 6,800 ha in 2012, as estimated by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)."

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