White House Drug Czar to speak at Marquette
ORG XMIT: ONDCP103 **COMMERCIAL IMAGE** In this photograph taken by AP Images for Office of National Drug Control Policy, White House Drug Czar R. Gil Kerlikowske, right, visits with Greater Milwaukee youth and community leaders to launch the nationwide Influence Project, Wednesday, June 16, 2010. The new campaign encourages teens to engage in a conversation about the positive and negative pressures that influence their decisions. (Jeffrey Phelps / AP Images for Office of National Drug Control Policy) Image by Jeffrey Phelps
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The White House drug czar will be in Milwaukee next week.
Gil Kerlikowske, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, will speak at Marquette University on Wednesday.
The former Seattle police chief is expected to talk about his approach to drug policy. He says it should be treated like a public health issue along with a criminal justice issue.