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Support the Miami Syringe Exchange Pilot Program

Posted: March 28, 2014

Florida House Bill 491, which would authorize a syringe exchange program in Miami, needs your help. This bill died in the House last year because Chairman Baxley did not add it to his Judiciary Committee agenda, while the Senate version … more

Tax and Regulate Marijuana in Arizona

Posted: March 24, 2014

Representative Ruben Gallego from Phoenix has introduced legislation (HB 2558) that would legalize marijuana cultivation, possession, and retail sale for adults in The Grand Canyon State. The full text of the measure can be found here. Right now in Arizona … more

S.B. 259, Reforming Drug Free School Zones

Posted: March 20, 2014

Drug Free School Zones in Connecticut are in place because of a law from more than a quarter century ago. The intent of these laws is to place schools, day-care centers and public housing complexes in a protected zone in … more



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SSDP Welcomes the Texas A&M Law School chapter!

Please join us in welcoming our newest official chapter, Texas A&M Law School! I spoke with chapter founders and leaders Kayla Brown and Zack Brown about their experience so far and their vision for the chapter moving forward:   How … more

Victory: Maryland Decriminalizes Marijuana!

Victory in Maryland!

Maryland’s state legislature voted over the weekend to decriminalize possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana. When Governor O’Malley signs the bill, which he said he intends to do, Maryland will join the District of Columbia and 24 other … more

SSDP is hiring!

Now seeking applicants for 3 full-time paid positions and 2 internships

Students for Sensible Drug Policy is now accepting applications to fill three paid and two unpaid positions in our Washington, DC headquarters. Applications will be accepted beginning April 4, reviewed immediately, and accepted until the position is filled. Anticipated start date … more