Cannnabusiness in California

Written by Kevin Akpan, SSDP Stories Intern With the 2014 state elections bookmarked as a win for drug policy reform, 2016 is looking to be an even bigger year for marijuana legislation. There may be as many as a dozen states proposing … more

Read Why One Student Fights for Sensible Drug Policy

My name is Martin Condon. I am 24 years old, studying Chemical Engineering at CIT, and raising two children. Recently I was jailed for personal possession of herbal cannabis and this has caused serious distress for me and my relatively … more

Cannnabusiness in California

Written by Kevin Akpan, SSDP Stories Intern With the 2014 state elections bookmarked as a win for drug policy reform, 2016 is looking to be an even bigger year for marijuana legislation. There may be as many as a dozen states proposing … more

SSDP Welcomes the Newcastle University Chapter!

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I’m thrilled to introduce our newest chapter to the SSDP family: Newcastle University from the United Kingdom! Not wasting anytime after returning from SSDP 2014 in September, chapter leader Zoe Carre returned to campus ready to enact change on the Newcastle campus. I … more

SSDP Welcomes Another Law School Chapter

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University of Michigan Law School chapter joins the SSDP ranks

SSDP is excited to announce the newest chapter to join our network! Hailing from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy at the University of Michigan is already off to a great start. After attending SSDP’s 2013 Marijuana … more

Help us say thanks to our donors

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A quick, free way to support SSDP: write a thank you message to our financial supporters

Last year, we asked our supporters who were not able to make a financial contribution to Students for Sensible Drug Policy to write quick thank you messages to those who were able to donate. Your responses were so powerful that … more

SSDP Welcomes Our Newest Chapter at SUNY Binghamton

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Expanding our network in the Empire State

SSDP is happy to announce that another chapter has joined our student activist network this week! SUNY Binghamton SSDP has recently become established on campus, and chapter leader, Stephanie Izquieta, is excited to get to work changing policy in the … more

SSDP Welcomes Newest Chapter at Fitchburg State University

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Another SSDP chapter joins the ranks in Massachusetts

SSDP is very excited to welcome our newest established chapter at Fitchburg State University! Located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, FSU SSDP will be joining our strong chapter network in the Commonwealth. Earlier this week, I had the chance to catch up … more

Alumni Profile: Kaylee Burton, University of Oklahoma 2008-2010

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My experience as an SSDP chapter founder and leader in Oklahoma.

A product of the early D.A.R.E. generation, I started college uninformed of drugs and drug policy. I was conditioned to believe that illegal substances would kill me and that drug prohibition didn’t cause more harm than the drugs themselves. Not … more

SSDP Elects New Students to Board of Directors

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At the end of October, nearly 100 SSDPers gathered in Denver, Colorado for the International Reform Conference co-hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, and many other organizations. Between learning about current reform efforts and meeting … more