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Tax and Regulate Marijuana in Connecticut

Posted: March 2, 2015

Two bills have been proposed in the Connecticut legislature that would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana for recreational use. House Bills 6703 (introduced by Representative Candelaria of the 95th district) and 6473 (introduced by Representative Vargas of the 6th district) … more

PA SB3: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Posted: February 11, 2015

At the end of 2014, the Pennsylvania State Senate passed SB 1187, a bill that would legalize the use of medical marijuana for patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions. Although the legislation died after the House failed to vote … more

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

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Let’s Be Sensible About MDMA

From the Huffington Post: Every weekend across the U.S., 21 million college students make choices about how they are going to party. Will it be a sober night, or will they choose to consume alcohol or another drug of unknown … more

SSDP Welcomes the Point Park University Chapter!

I’m thrilled to introduce our newest SSDP chapter, Point Park University from Pittsburgh, PA! I talked to chapter leader Chloe about her chapter’s accomplishments so far and what they have planned for the future:   How did you hear about SSDP? … more

Regarding the incident at Wesleyan University

With regard to the incident at Wesleyan University, Students for Sensible Drug Policy declines to comment on the ongoing criminal investigation. The Wesleyan chapter of SSDP was re-established in 2013 by Andrew Olson, who is its current co-president along with … more