In May 2012, Missouri reduced its crack-powder cocaine disparity by increasing the amount of crack cocaine that triggers a mandatory minimum sentence. With the new law, Missouri’s crack-powder disparity decreased from 75:1 to 18:1.
How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in Your State
You can do several things to work toward reforming your state’s sentencing laws – go to our get involved page to find out how.
Sentencing/Criminal Justice Reform Groups in this State: