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VA HB 1647

Posted: January 21, 2015

Stop Virginia from Enacting Mandatory Reporting of Overdoses   Rep. Jackson Miller (R-50) has introduced HB 1647, a bill that would require physicians or any other person rendering medical aid to any person for an overdose of a controlled substance … more

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



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Lobbying for Decriminalization in Virginia

Written by George Washington University SSDP chapter member Aria Mildice The Virginia Lobby Day with NORML this past Friday, January 16th, was my first time lobbying. Virginia NORML organized this lobby day with Senators and Delegates from the Virginia General … more

AMPLIFYers Roots of Creation Need Your Help

When the AMPLIFY project was launched in 2009, the primary idea behind the program was to create a mutually beneficial relationship with touring bands that support our work to bring sensible reform to our nation’s drug policies. One of the … more

Top 14 SSDP highlights of 2014

It's been an exciting year for the student movement to end the War on Drugs

As 2014 comes to a close, Students for Sensible Drug Policy reflects on our top 14 highlights of the year: 1. Increasing impacts before, and after, elections 2014 was a big year for marijuana policy reform. Voters in Alaska, Oregon, … more

Invest in students like Stephanie

Highlighting the great work of Stephanie Izquieta, SUNY Binghamton SSDP

We know there are many worthy organizations vying for your attention as you consider making year-end gifts, and that Students for Sensible Drug Policy is just one of them. That’s why I wanted to take a moment to remind you … more