Criminal behavior has consequences that extend beyond the immediacy of the relationship between perpetrator and victim. In the same way that illicit behavior is often difficult to detect, so too are its true costs difficult to ascertain. SAI has developed innovative approaches to the monetization of criminal activity, and applied these techniques to the problem of illicit drug use.

The Economic Impact of Illicit Drug Use on American Society

The Economic Impact of "Possession Only" Charges

As an extension of its work with the Department of Justice, National Drug Intelligence Center, SAI conducted an independent analysis of the change in criminal justice system and lost productivity costs that would occur under a policy scenario involving decriminalization of “possession only."

Click to read The Impact of "Possession Only" Offenses on Criminal Justice System And Productivity Costs in the United States

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