SSDP Welcomes Two New Chapters: Penn State and Victoria University of Wellington

penn state

I’m thrilled to introduce our two newest SSDP chapters; Pennsylvania State University Main Campus in State College, PA and Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand. The chapter at Penn State first started up last winter when senior George … more

SSDP Welcomes Two New Outreach Coordinators!

Tyler and Frances

The SSDP staff is now at eight sensible staff members with the addition of regional Outreach Coordinators, Tyler Williams and Frances Fu. Click here for a snapshot of your new staffers or keep reading below.     Tyler Williams Regional Outreach … more

SSDP’s Model UNGASS 2016


At this year’s biennial International Drug Policy Reform Conference, Students for Sensible Drug Policy will host a simulation of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem. This simulation, which will be formatted similar … more

SSDP Participates in the Support. Don’t Punish. Global Day of Action

Support Don't Punish DC

Written by Sara Velimirovic and Sarah Merrigan, SSDP UNGASS Coordinator Interns Last Friday, SSDPers in the United States and Ireland joined people around the globe for the Support. Don’t Punish. campaign. It was a chance to take our voices to the streets and … more

Participate in the SSDP Alumni Association program survey


Provide your thoughts about the Alumni Association and be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card or free conference registration

Earlier this year, we launched the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Alumni Association to keep our activists engaged after they graduate. With over 130 members in 65 cities across the country, the Alumni Association continues to grow! Since the program … more

My Internship Experience at Ideal420

Ericka Persson

Written by Ericka Persson The SSDP internship program aims at being completely inclusive in preparing its pupils for the business world. In addition to working with your respective company, weekly check-ins guarantee engaged advisors who personally know you and your … more

My Internship Experience at 4Front

Leo Leon

Written by Leo Leon An internship is a way to gain experience and connections to an industry college students plan on being a part of. For most students, they’re seen as a glimpse at what the “adult” life is really like. … more

How To Participate in the 2015 Support. Don’t Punish. Global Day of Action


What Is Support. Don’t Punish? Support. Don’t Punish. is a global advocacy campaign to raise awareness of the harms being caused by the war on drugs. The campaign aims to promote drug policies that respect human rights and protect public … more

Psilocybin 9/20 Coordinated Day of Action – September 20, 2015

Save the date: we’ve partnered up with a new organization called the 920 Coalition to host a nationwide coordinated day of action on 9/20! The purpose of this day of action is to raise awareness of and bring attention to the … more

Save the date: Support. Don’t Punish. day of action June 26th


Support. Don’t Punish. is a global advocacy campaign calling for better drug policies that prioritize public health and human rights. And when we say global, we mean global; in 2014, over 100 cities in 41 different countries participated in the … more