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MORE THAN HALF OF DRUG OFFENDERS IN FEDERAL PRISON WERE SERVING SENTENCES FOR POWDER OR CRACK COCAINE
WASHINGTON – More than half (54 percent) of drug offenders in federal custody at yearend 2012 were serving sentences for powder or...