SSDP Welcomes the University of California Santa Barbara Chapter

Cole Garcia & Ashcon Minoiefar

University of California Santa Barbara

I am thrilled to introduce the new chapter leaders of SSDP at University of California Santa Barbara, Cole Garcia and Ashcon Minoiefar. Cole is a second year studying Pharmacology with an emphasis on Neuroscience. Ashcon is a third year studying … more

Summary of Activities from Day One of SSDP’s Model UNGASS


The first day of SSDP’s Model UNGASS is in the books. Delegates convened into three committees in order to approve recommendations that will be brought forth to the General Assembly session today at 1:30pm. What follows is a summary of … more

November Monthly Mosaic

SSDP Staff, July 2015-46

Transgender Awareness and the Drug War On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Riots marked the beginning of the modern LGBTQ movement. Forty-six years later, to the month,  the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, a historic victory that has opened … more

SSDP Welcomes the College of Western Idaho Chapter


One of the best parts about my job is getting to see firsthand how the SSDP network grows. Working with Geirrod Stark of the College of Western Idaho is a prime example of that process, because he has started the second … more

Seven Things We Learned from Speaking Truth to Power

Cam and Peter Dunne

Written by Cameron Price, chapter leader of the Victoria University of Wellington SSDP chapter in New Zealand. New Zealand is a nation of just four and a half million people and 121 members of parliament (MPs). As a result of … more

College of Charleston SSDP Sparks Campus Medical Amnesty Expansion


Written by College of Charleston SSDP Vice President, Daniel Miles The story begins last year, during my freshman year at College of Charleston and my first few months as an “SSDP rockstar” (as my old chapter leader Lisa Diamond used … more

SSDP Welcome the University of Copenhagen Chapter!


I am extremely thrilled to announce that SSDP has expanded into Denmark with the establishment of the University of Copenhagen chapter! This pushes SSDP’s global presence to 9 total countries, including the United States, and is our first established chapter … more

Submit Your Idea for SSDP’s Action at the 2016 UNGASS!

Support Don't Punish DC

On Monday April 18th, SSDP students and allies will board busses from our annual conference in Washington, DC to New York City to join allies in public demonstrations drawing attention to the 2016 UNGASS. This is an opportunity to bring … more

A Student Review of The Constitutional Protection Given by the Supreme Court for Production and Recreational Use of Cannabis in Mexico


This post was written as a collaboration between members of our Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México chapter and other students in Mexico City. Para leer en Español, vaya al final de la página.  November 4th, 2015. A historic, emblematic day in México City. Finally, … more

SSDP Welcomes the Bakersfield College Chapter

Camila Gerardi, Bakersfield College

I am thrilled to introduce Camila Gerardi of Bakersfield College chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. She is a third year at Bakersfield studying Criminal Justice with an interest in drug peer education. She hopes to transfer to a … more