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WHQR- When the state stopped funding Drug Treatment Courts in 2011, New Hanover County stepped up to support the program.To measure effectiveness since that switch, the drug court commissioned an evaluation, which was completed last week. UNCW sociology researchers found marked success, though recidivism rates for drug court clients are widely considered to be hard to gauge.\

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