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Another Intern Joins the Team!

Within a week of arriving in Washington D.C., I found myself among some of the most hard working and dedicated individuals I have yet encountered in the drug policy movement. Unsurprisingly, the reputations of various SSDP staffers had far preceded their own welcoming personalities. Drug policy has been the single issue area that has kept me anchored as I developed

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Outrageous drug search conducted at a CT high school

As a society, what are we willing to lose in the pursuit of a drug-free world? A lot, apparently. Last week Wolcott High School in Wolcott, Connecticut conducted a school-wide search for drugs by police officers and drug-sniffing dogs. In order to clear the halls to conduct the search, the school used an unconventional method. Early in the school-day, a school administrator

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