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21
Oct

Chapter Leader of the Week

Name: Romain Bonilla School: Portland State University Region: Western Major: Communications Romain Tabling for SSDP on Campus   SSDP: When did you first get involved with SSDP? Romain: In 2009, while I was studying at Saint Cloud State University. I had become interested in drug law reform when I first moved to the United States in 2008. SCSU had a few pro-liberty student groups,

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4
Oct

Chapter Leader of the Week

Earlier this week, I got the chance to catch up with Jimmy Stanley, from the SSDP chapter at Eastern Illinois University. The EIU chapter is new, and just became officially recognized by their university administration last week. However, that isn’t to say they haven’t been busy. In their first week as an official chapter, EIU SSDP launched a Good Samaritan

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28
Sep

SSDP National Board Endorses Budget for Humanity Campaign

In a recent national board meeting this week, SSDP board members voted to endorse Californians United for a Responsible Budget and their Budget for Humanity Campaign. SSDP along with 45 other organizations have recently collaborated to support the new campaign and invest in California’s future. Bloated by a failed policy of mass incarceration and laws such as Three Strikes and Mandatory Minimums, California’s prisons are

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1
Feb

Virginia SSDP Lobbies House of Delegates

Like many states, Virginia arrests more people for marijuana than all other illicit drugs combined. In fact, almost 20,000 people were arrested in 2008 alone. Recently, members of Virginia Students for Sensible Drug Policy chapters collaborated with drug policy reformers across the state to organize a statewide lobbying day in support of marijuana decriminalization. If passed, VA HB 1443 would have decriminalized simple

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