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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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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

Legalize It! at Bier Baron

On Thursday, April 17, LYGO DC will present “Legalize It!,” a live comedy show to kick off the week of 4/20, at the Bier Baron Showroom at 1523 22nd St. LYGO DC has partnered with SSDP, as well as Capella … more