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Senate vote on protecting state medical marijuana laws

Posted: June 19, 2014

Earlier this month, your calls and emails contributed to a major victory in the U.S. House when Representatives voted to end funding for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s interference in state’s medical marijuana laws. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker … more

New York Medical Marijuana: Call Governor Cuomo Today!

Posted: June 12, 2014

Last week, thanks in part to your calls, the New York medical marijuana bill (S. 4406B, the Compassionate Care Act) survived and is on its way to a Senate vote. But now, after incredible effort on behalf of New York’s … more

Urge your Senators to support the House medical marijuana amendment

Posted: June 5, 2014

Two weeks ago, we asked you to contact your House Representatives regarding three historic amendments to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related AgenView Pagecies Appropriations Act: one of these is Congressman Dana Rohrabacher’s medical marijuana amendment, which would prohibit the DEA from using … more



From Our Blog


SSDP Welcomes the DePaul University Chapter!

I am very excited to introduce our newest established chapter at DePaul University in Chicago! With the addition of DePaul, SSDP now has seven active chapters in the Chicago metropolitan area! DePaul SSDP chapter President Vila Ahmeti has been working hard all summer, … more

Students wanted for SSDP’s Board of Directors

Students and SSDPers – Do you want to serve on SSDP’s Board of Directors? Run for one of five open Student Director positions during Congress at the September conference!     Requirements: In order to apply/run for a student position … more

SSDP2014 conference session sneak peek

Check out what's in store for our largest-ever event in Washington DC this September

Today we are proud to announce some of the topics that will be covered at next month’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference and Lobby Day! From the role of privilege and the war on drugs, to keeping festival and concert-goers safe, … more

Read Why One Student Fights for Sensible Drug Policy

Written by Martin Condon, CIT Chapter Founder

My name is Martin Condon. I am 24 years old, studying Chemical Engineering at CIT (Cork Institute of Technology – Ireland), and raising two children. Recently I was jailed for personal possession of herbal cannabis and this has caused serious … more