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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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AMPLIFY Our Voice in Fall 2014!

Fostering support for drug policy reform, harm reduction & sensible policies already in place among the live music community this Fall at a show near you!

Festival season is winding down and tour season is gearing right back up! We’re incredibly excited to give you all an update of our work over the past few months as well as the inside scoop to all the big … more

SSDP’s Career Services Program

CEO, The ArcView Group. Deputy Sheriff, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office. Founder and Chairman, Marijuana Majority. Managing Partner, 4Front Advisors. Assistant Director, Arlington County Department of Health and Human Services. Government Affairs Director, Americans for Safe Access. Senior Campaigner, Change.org. Chief Operating Officer, Berkeley Patients Group. Digital Marketing Manager, Cato Institute. Director, Center for Social Responsibility, Jewish Federation of Greater … more

10 tips for making the most of your SSDP2014 experience

Veteran SSDP conference goers share advice for first-timers

SSDP2014, the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference + Lobby Day will commence one week from today! With such an action packed few days, it can be a lot to take in, so I asked SSDP alumni if they had … more

SSDP Welcomes the Cork Institute of Technology Chapter!

I’m thrilled to introduce our newest chapter to the SSDP family: Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) from Ireland! The number of established SSDP chapters in Ireland increases to four with the addition of CIT. I spoke with chapter leader Martin Condon … more