Tag: eric sterling


Ask me anything tomorrow

Written by SSDP Board Member Eric Sterling When I was counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary in the 1980s, I had a front-row seat to the buildup of the War on Drugs. And since 1989, I’ve been fighting on the front lines to end that war through my work at the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation and

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SSDP's Board of Directors member Eric Sterling appointed to Maryland's new Medical Marijuana Commission

Earlier today, Governor Martin O’Malley appointed eleven members to the newly established Medical Marijuana Commission created under provisions of House Bill 1101. Joining this roster of medical and law enforcement professionals is SSDP’s Board of Directors member Eric Sterling. Sterling first joined SSDP as a funder and advisor in 1999, and became a member of the board in 2004. He

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SSDP Welcomes our First Summer 2013 Intern!

I am so excited to be writing this from the International Students for Sensible Drug Policy office in Washington, DC today! DC is alive and full of political activism that I can’t wait to be a part of. I hope to contribute to SSDP’s wide array of summer plans during my internship here, and while I will mostly be working

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SSDP confronts sole congressional voice against medical marijuana

The American people overwhelmingly support medical marijuana. Nearly every time the voters have been asked to vote on medical marijuana, they have approved it. More than a half dozen state legislatures – from Hawaii to Maine – have passed medical marijuana laws – and over 17 states and the District of Columbia have medical marijuana programs. Yet, as though the

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