Special Report to the Congress - Cocaine and Federal Sentencing Policy - February 1995

Executive Summary

Chapters 1 - 4
Chapter 1 - Background and Methodology
Chapter 2 - Cocaine, Its Forms, Methods of Use, and Pharmacology
Chapter 3 - Cocaine Use and Public Health Issues
Chapter 4 - The Distribution and Marketing of Cocaine

Chapters 5 - 8
Chapter 5 - Cocaine and Crime
Chapter 6 - The National Legislative and Law Enforcement Response to Cocaine
Chapter 7 - Sentencing of Cocaine Offenders
Chapter 8 - Conclusions and Recommendations

Appendix A - Summary of Public Hearings on Cocaine Sentencing Policy

Appendix B - Summary of Public Comment on Crack/Powder Cocaine Sentencing Differential

Appendix C - Legal Challenges to Crack Cocaine Penalties

Bibliography