Tag: blog

7
Aug

Inter-chapter Collaborative Committee Working Group Update

Greetings from the Inter-Chapter Collaboration Committee (ICC)! ICC exists to connect chapter members, alumni, staff, and board members to collaborate on large projects. Any member or alumnus is welcome to join the committee by joining our Slack and then completing this form to join working groups! You can find updates about our active working groups below. Please don’t hesitate to
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18
Oct

Phonebank for Sensible Drug Policy

We’re so excited to announce the launch of the 2018 Students for Sensible Drug Policy cannabis legalization phonebank! Our phonebank system allows supporters of sensible drug policy – whether or not you’re a student! – to call voters in Michigan and Utah to ensure they know there’s a cannabis initiative on their ballot. Getting out the youth vote is more

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7
Jun

Will we see you at SSDP’s Sensible Celebration?

Green Lion Partners is delighted to host this event with: The Arcview GroupAunt Zelda’sGateway WorksDr. Lakisha Jenkins, ND, RH (AHG)Law Offices of James AnthonyMassRootsMedicine Man TechnologiesMountain MedicineElizabeth NicholsNational Cannabis Industry AssociationTHC Staffing Group Green Lion Partners invites you to join us and Students for Sensible Drug Policy at a Sensible Celebration in Oakland on Monday, June 12. Green Lion Partners is a

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31
May

Join SSDP in Oakland for A Sensible Celebration

  Blue Frontiers is delighted to host this event with: Aunt Zelda’s Dr. Lakisha Jenkins, ND, RH (AHG) Law Offices of James Anthony MassRoots Medicine Man Technologies Mountain Medicine Elizabeth Nichols National Cannabis Industry Association THC Staffing Group Hey friends of sensible drug policy: I’m Randy Hencken, chair of Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s Board of Trustees and CEO of

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26
Jan

10 years ago today, I was arrested for marijuana possession

I was 18 years old, and it was the night before classes began for my second semester as a freshman at the University of Maryland. I was smoking a joint alone in my dorm room to relax before I went to bed when I heard a knock at the door. Without a peephole to see who it was, nor the

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6
Jan

Early bird conference registration for SSDP2016 now available

“This conference (SSDP2014) attracted the nicest, most passionate, down to earth people I’ve ever met. I made friends for a lifetime while gaining skills I know I’ll use to change the world. It. Was. Awesome.” SSDP2016 this April will be no different. This year’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference will bring together hundreds of students, alumni and supporters for

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1
Jul

New York Passes Medical Marijuana Bill: The Compassionate Care Act

The days leading up to the end of the legislative session in Albany, New York could have been described as disquieting and tense. New Yorkers have been trying for years to persuade Governor Cuomo to sign a medical marijuana bill in New York. In the past two years, a delegation of patients, caregivers, healthcare providers, SSDP chapters, and endorsing organizations

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18
Sep

Meet SSDP's Fall 2013 Intern Team!

Running a grassroots organization with more than 200 affiliated college chapters and an ample list of policy initiatives is no easy task. Joining the DC staff this fall semester are three interns working to promote SSDP’s mission and provide support. Dylan Bolduc, Michelle Higdon, and Tamara Omazic are each excited to be contributing to the cause. As the outreach intern,

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5
Sep

2013 Annual Report

We’re so excited to release our 2013 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Annual Report! (If you have trouble viewing the PDF, please try the Issuu document viewer below.) This 20 page document outlines SSDP’s accomplishments, online presence, media clips, student testimonials, events, financial information, and more about our activities from July 2012 – July 2013. To receive a hard copy of

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20
May

Shameful anti-drug ad campaign spreads misinformation to DC youth (we're shocked)

On my way home from the office last week, this new print advertisement caught my eye. The ad, sponsored by DC public health officials, warns that if you use “fake weed,” you may turn into a zombie. This point is punctuated by a photo of a young female zombie dressed to the nines for prom with her seemingly oblivious date

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