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HR 1855: Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2015

Posted: May 7, 2015

Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has introduced HR 1855, a bill that would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures in connection with marijuana sales conducted in compliance with State law. This would make … more

H.R. 1635: Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act of 2015

Posted: May 5, 2015

The Charlotte’s Web Medical Marijuana Act of 2015 would amend the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 to exclude cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marijuana. The bill was introduced last month as HB 1635 and would remove … more

Respect State Marijuana Laws Act

Posted: April 23, 2015

Following last year’s successful vote to prevent federal interference in states with medical marijuana laws, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) has reintroduced the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill would resolve the tension regarding … more

CARERS Act

Posted: April 20, 2015

Senate Bill 683, The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act, is the first-ever bill in the U.S. Senate intended to legalize marijuana for medicinal use and the most comprehensive medical marijuana bill introduced in Congress. By rescheduling … more



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My Experience as a 4Front Intern

Written by Eric Casey, University of Rhode Island I had an amazing time being involved in the SSDP internship program. SSDP played an extremely important role in my college experience, and it was great that it could also play a … more

24 signs you’re an SSDPer

Some are hilarious, some are heartwarming, but all of them ring true.

Today is the last day of our spring SSDP Alumni Association membership drive! Each day this week we’ve featured blog posts from our alumni, be sure to check them out. Being a part of Students for Sensible Drug Policy is … more

Advice for new grads: Making the most of networking and first impressions

by Mikayla Hellwich, Secretary, Mid-Atlantic Region, SSDP Alumni Association

As many students are graduating this spring, they’ll enter the professional world for the first time. There’s a lot of advice out there for new grads, but let’s start with something relatively easy – networking! 1. Learn how to remember … more

School’s Out: Staying Involved with SSDP After Graduation

by A. Kathryn Parker, President, Pacific Region, SSDP Alumni Association

You just graduated, or are graduating soon, and you find yourself wondering whether you still have a place in Students for Sensible Drug Policy now that you’re no longer a student. Due to the organization’s name, many wonder this. But … more