Jake Agliata

15
Oct

Open Letter to the People of Mexico

October 15, 2014 To the People of Mexico: We, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), stand in solidarity with the people of Mexico affected by the escalation of narco-violence in recent years, as demonstrated most recently in Iguala with the murder and abduction of student protesters. We offer our condolences to all victims of the failed war on drugs, including

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12
Oct

Hear a Mexican SSDPer's Take on the Iguala Student Massacre

Plea My name is Gustavo Monraz. I’m 20 years old and studying at the University of Guadalajara. Some friends and I recently started a SSDP chapter at my university to educate people about drug policy and support decriminalization of cannabis. It’s important for me to ask SSDP members to strengthen their campaigns and participate in the October 15 Vigil for

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19
Sep

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 about what his chapter has accomplished so far and what his plans are for the future: How did you hear

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28
Aug

Ireland to Host Marc Emery and Dr. Joao Goulao for Speaking Tour

Trinity College Dublin, National University of Ireland Galway, and University College Cork. Speaking on the tour will be Canadian cannabis activist Marc Emery and Portugese drug policy coordinator Dr. João Goulão. The events will be ticketed at a small fee and are open to anyone. They aim to provide a discussion on international drug policy for students, policy-makers, and professionals

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6
Aug

Read Why One Student Fights for Sensible Drug Policy

My name is Martin Condon. I am 24 years old, studying Chemical Engineering at CIT (Cork Institute of Technology – Ireland), 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 young family. Over the course of this year I have come to the realization

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23
Jun

SSDP Welcomes the State University of New York at Buffalo Chapter!

I’m pumped to introduce our newest established chapter at the State University of New York at Buffalo! I spoke with chapter leader Gabriela Zappi about her experience so far and her plans moving forward:   How did you hear about SSDP?  I heard about SSDP from a friend at NYU where I used to go to school who got me

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