What to know about the SSDP Board of Directors elections

SSDP2017 is only a few days away and twenty amazing SSDPers have applied to run for the Board of Directors. SSDP is governed by a Board of Directors and a Board of Trustees, a designated body of the Board of … more


Whereas Ethan Nadelmann Rocks

            Whereas Ethan Nadelmann, for two decades, has been one of the most prominent global leaders of drug policy reform, has announced that he is stepping down as Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance … more


Congress Announcement: Call for Student Directors and Chapter Resolutions

On Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th, the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Congress will take place at the 2017 SSDP International Conference in Portland, Oregon, USA. Pursuant to our Bylaws, the SSDP Congress convenes annually to give each chapter … more


SSDP Board Member Miranda Gottlieb Named a Schwarzman Scholar

Miranda Gottlieb, a former chapter leader at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and current SSDP Board Member has been named to the second class of Schwarzman Scholars, a program designed to give exceptional students the chance to develop leadership skills … more


Invest in students like Stephanie

Highlighting the great work of Stephanie Izquieta, SUNY Binghamton SSDP

We know there are many worthy organizations vying for your attention as you consider making year-end gifts, and that Students for Sensible Drug Policy is just one of them. That’s why I wanted to take a moment to remind you … more


Vilmarie, SSDP, and Mental Health Services

Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s Board of Directors is comprised of some of the brightest, most dedicated young drug policy reformers in the world. They share a commitment to ending the War on Drugs, but each of them goes about … more


SSDP Welcomes Seven New Students to the Board of Directors

SSDP Board of Directors 2014

At the end of September, hundreds of students from around the world convened to engage in drug policy reform at the Students for Sensible Drug Policy International Conference. A crucial aspect of the SSDP conference each year is the annual … more


SSDP Elects New Students to Board of Directors

SSDP Board of Directors 2013 - 2014

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


SSDP Events at the 2013 International Drug Policy Reform Conference

SSDP's involvement in the biennial gathering of the drug policy reform experts and advocates

Later this month, more than one thousand drug policy reformers will gather in Denver, Colorado for The International Drug Policy Reform Conference. The Reform Conference is a biennial event, hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) that brings together people … more


SSDP’s Board of Directors member Eric Sterling appointed to Maryland’s new Medical Marijuana Commission

Eric Sterling

Earlier today, Governor Martin O’Malley appointed eleven members to the newly established Medical Marijuana Commission created under provisions of House Bill 1101. Joining this roster of medical and law enforcement professionals is SSDP’s Board of Directors member Eric Sterling. Sterling … more