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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



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Contribute to SSDP by Shopping for the Holidays

Make your Amazon.com purchases count towards sensible reform

The holiday season is almost upon us, and now is the perfect time to make your holiday shopping count towards making the world a more sensible place! We have listed below two of the ways you can donate to SSDP … more

Fighting for patients’ rights in the workplace

Written by Kevin Akpan, SSDP Stories Intern Marijuana policy reform has taken the nation by storm. The most recent midterm elections resulted in Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia joining Colorado and Washington as states that have legalized the recreational use … more

2013-2014 Annual Report

Announcing the release of SSDP's newest publication

We’re proud to share with you the 2013-2014 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Annual Report. This 44-page document showcases some of our accomplishments, media highlights, numbers, campaigns, chapters, events, financial information, and more from the past program year (June 2013-June … more

UConn Students Share Their Encounter with Campus Police

Written by University of Connecticut SSDP chapter leader Tyler Williams On Tuesday, November 11th, two University of Connecticut students, Kevin Oliveira and Samuel Jensen, were waiting to paint one of their school’s approved “spirit rocks” in solidarity with the Alpha … more