Tag: University of California Berkeley

5
Jan

Students for Sensible Drug Policy Welcomes the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley Chapter!

I am excited to introduce SSDP’s first business school students, from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley! Read on to hear more about the cool things they’ve done to raise awareness of what sensible cannabis policy and industry should be. Why did you want to get involved with SSDP / the cannabis industry? We’re business school

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24
Jun

Why SSDP is endorsing AUMA

Written by Guest Blogger Morgan Tougas, University of California Berkeley This November, voters in California will consider a number of ballot initiatives. One of these initiatives, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), seeks to regulate and legalize cannabis for adults over the age of 21. Although there were a variety of other initiatives hoping to gain support to regulate cannabis, AUMA is the

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21
Jun

En México, la Educación no es Gratuita… se paga con la Vida y la Libertad

Written by: Guest Blogger,  Luis Lopez Resendiz From: El Fronterismo  La educación es una arma fundamental e importante en los pueblos pobres del mundo para poder cambiar y derrocar los sistemas de opresión de un gobierno hacia un pueblo en lucha. La educación publica es un derecho que todas y todos tienen en mundo. Es un derecho que toda persona

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21
Jun

Mexico Represses Teachers, not Drug Traffickers

Written by Guest Blogger, Lopez Christopher  From: Hasta La Victoria Blog In the midst of a deadly war on drugs, the latest victims of the Mexican government’s ruthlessness are not the perpetrators of violent institutional or social crime, but rather a teacher’s union mobilizing for greater rights and greater respect for their dedication to a deteriorating national public educational system. Aurelio

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8
Jun

SSDP Welcomes California Campus Coordinator!

Meet Oliver Zerrudo, SSDP’s new California Campus Coordinator! As California Campus Coordinator, Oliver aims to expand the presence of people of color and people of color politics in contemporary Drug Policy conversations. Following his role as chapter leader at UC Berkeley SSDP (’15), Oliver is eager to contribute to the movement in a larger capacity. His goals include increasing chapter

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28
Mar

My Experience at the International Cannabis Business Conference

Written by Lalitha Thirunagari, University of California Berkeley Co-Chapter Leader A few weeks ago I was given the opportunity to attend the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in San Francisco. Now being a college student, affording a seat to a conference like this seemed impossible. Thankfully, I was able to attend with Supernova Women, an organization that aims to create

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