Tag: arizona

9
May

SSDP Welcomes our 6th Chapter to the Arizona Network!

Have you ever wondered whether flyering on campus is actually helping you recruit new members and start new chapters of SSDP? Well, in the case of the Arizona State Univesity Tempe chapter and SSDP Chapter Leader Jeremy Poet, they did. A few years ago, as a Freshman at Arizona State University, Jeremy saw a flyer for an ASU SSDP film

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17
Mar

SSDPers Lobby the Arizona Legislature

Earlier this month, SSDPers convened at the Arizona State Capitol to participate in a Legislative Lobby Day for the third consecutive year. Arizona State University chapter leaders Sarah Saucedo and Andre Maestas were there along with Arizona State Policy Intern Trevor Thornburg, and Arizona Campus Coordinator Cameron Oberlin. Also in attendance was Chris Wallis, alumnus of Kent State University’s SSDP

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10
Feb

SSDP Welcomes the Prescott College Chapter

I am incredibly excited to announce our newest chapter in the state of Arizona; Prescott College. As is the case with our other chapters in Arizona, they are interested in contributing to the efforts to legalize marijuana for adult use in 2016. Many readers may be surprised to know that in the state of Arizona it is an automatic felony

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25
Jan

SSDP Introduces our 2016 State Policy Interns

Pushing the State Policy Envelope As our national staff continues to grow, we are very excited to announce that we are piloting new state policy internships in New Mexico, New York, and Arizona this year. The State Policy Interns are primarily responsible for monitoring, analyzing, reporting on, and developing appropriate student response to state-level drug policy, particularly those policies which

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17
Dec

SSDP Welcomes the University of Arizona Chapter!

I am thrilled to announce our newest official chapter, the University of Arizona! Based in Tucson, and led by Trevor Thornburg, this is the newest addition to our rapidly expanding presence in Arizona. I spoke with Trevor about his experience and his plans for the U of A chapter in spring 2014 and beyond;   How did you hear about

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17
Dec

SSDP Tulane takes action on Smarter Sentencing Act, S. 1410

Written by Emma Tuttleman-Krieger, President of the Tulane University SSDP chapter In the midst of final exams week, SSDP Tulane organized an “Activism Study Break” to help students urge their senators to vote in favor of mandatory minimum sentencing reform like the Smarter Sentencing Act (SSA), S. 1410. Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) initiated a national call-in day on December 11th which provided short

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18
Oct

SSDP Welcomes the Arizona State University Chapter!

I’m so proud to welcome SSDP’s newest official chapter to the network, Arizona State University! I’ve been working with chapter leader and co-founder Chloe Antilla and it’s so great to see this chapter get off the ground! I spoke with Chloe about the chapter, what the experience has been like so far, and what the future holds for ASU SSDP;

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11
Apr

Governor Brewer signs bill banning medical marijuana from Arizona campuses

Take action: Email Gov. Brewer to express your dismay and ask her to revoke the ban asap. The state of Arizona has opened a new front in the escalating war on medical cannabis, this time turning their attention directly at youth and students. On Tuesday, April 3, Governor Jan Brewer signed a bill into law that prohibits medical cannabis on

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