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NJ.com
N.J. vets desperately need medical marijuana for PTSD, patients sayadded. "Whatever can be done to expedite this would be appreciated," Miller sa
N.J. vets desperately need medical marijuana for PTSD, patients say
NJ.com / Posted 17 hours ago
added. "Whatever can be done to expedite this would be appreciated," Miller said. Meagan Glaser, deputy director of the Drug Policy Alliance of New Jersey, echoed the sentiment. "PTSD is definitely an issue. I hope this medical review panel is... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Legalizing marijuana in California would be harmful, not beneficialNew York billionaire Sean Parker has purportedly been recruited to augment mone
Legalizing marijuana in California would be harmful, not beneficial
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
New York billionaire Sean Parker has purportedly been recruited to augment money that will flow from George Soros and the Drug Policy Alliance. They didn’t earn billions because they are dumb, but apparently they think we are. Their stated... Read more
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Wayne Post
Heroin overdoses: A call for actionseek health care after observing an individual who suffered from a drug- or an
Heroin overdoses: A call for action
Wayne Post / Posted 3 days ago
seek health care after observing an individual who suffered from a drug- or an alcohol-related overdose, according to the Drug Policy Alliance. “Unfortunately the cases that we have been involved with, people (on the scene of an overdose) have not... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Pets on pot: is medical marijuana giving sick animals a necessary dose of relief?headed by a person who hates marijuana, and he made sure that it died”. Amanda
Pets on pot: is medical marijuana giving sick animals a necessary dose of relief?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
headed by a person who hates marijuana, and he made sure that it died”. Amanda Reiman, manager of marijuana law at the Drug Policy Alliance, said that today’s battle over animal medical marijuana mirrors the clash over human medical marijuana... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Heroin overdoses: A call for actionseek health care after observing an individual who suffered from a drug- or an
Heroin overdoses: A call for action
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
seek health care after observing an individual who suffered from a drug- or an alcohol-related overdose, according to the Drug Policy Alliance. “Unfortunately the cases that we have been involved with, people (on the scene of an overdose) have not... Read more
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TribLIVE
Congress at odds over funds to curb opioid epidemicproblem. The effort “has really helped to shift the politics around addiction,
Congress at odds over funds to curb opioid epidemic
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
problem. The effort “has really helped to shift the politics around addiction,” said Grant Smith, with the New York-based Drug Policy Alliance. Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., managed to move a measure through the House that would encourage and train... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsto revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling fo
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
to revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling for new drugs, according to a report by the Drug Policy Alliance. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was given the power to conduct a scientific and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsto revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling fo
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
to revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling for new drugs, according to a report by the Drug Policy Alliance. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was given the power to conduct a scientific and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsto revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling fo
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
to revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling for new drugs, according to a report by the Drug Policy Alliance. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was given the power to conduct a scientific and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Congress crafts opioid addiction legislation, but struggle with fundingproblem. The effort "has really helped to shift the politics around addiction,
Congress crafts opioid addiction legislation, but struggle with funding
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
problem. The effort "has really helped to shift the politics around addiction," said Grant Smith, with the New York-based Drug Policy Alliance. Sarbanes managed to move a measure through the House that would encourage and train doctors to... Read more
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Business Insider
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsto revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling fo
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
to revise the scheduling of drugs already classified or designate scheduling for new drugs, according to a report by the Drug Policy Alliance. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was given the power to conduct a scientific and... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
A debate worth having: decriminalizing marijuanaWashington and Oregon think that way, by voting in recent years to legalize, re
A debate worth having: decriminalizing marijuana
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Washington and Oregon think that way, by voting in recent years to legalize, regulate and tax pot sales. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, which advocates for reforming our drug laws, at least 20 states have moved to decriminalize marijuana... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Medical Marijuana Company Fights Back After Police Raid Cripples Its Businessin a 24-41 vote. "It seems like money is guilty until proven innocent in our s
Medical Marijuana Company Fights Back After Police Raid Cripples Its Business
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
in a 24-41 vote. "It seems like money is guilty until proven innocent in our system," Slatic said. Amanda Reiman of the Drug Policy Alliance said the raid on Med-West and the ensuing legal limbo follows a pattern of raids designed to choke off... Read more
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Everett Herald
Finding the right response to treat painis working on legislation, with funding expected later in the year.Grant Smith,
Finding the right response to treat pain
Everett Herald / Posted 9 days ago
is working on legislation, with funding expected later in the year.Grant Smith, deputy director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance, sees Washington moving in the right direction by “treating drugs as a health issue” and “addressing... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
America’s other epidemic: Chronic untreated painworking on legislation, with funding expected later in the year. Grant Smith,
America’s other epidemic: Chronic untreated pain
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
working on legislation, with funding expected later in the year. Grant Smith, deputy director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance, sees Washington moving in the right direction by “treating drugs as a health issue” and “addressing... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Decriminalizing marijuana a debate worth having noweffect on hospitals or other healthcare providers? What would decriminalization
Decriminalizing marijuana a debate worth having now
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
effect on hospitals or other healthcare providers? What would decriminalization say to our young?Plenty to ponder there.The Drug Policy Alliance reports that America spends $51 billion a year on the War on Drugs, and arrests more than 700,000 people... Read more
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Billboard
EDMbiz 2016 Announces Additional Speakers and ProgrammingCAA Music Sarah Polonsky, Editor, DJ Mag Sebastian Solano, CEO, ID&T Stefani
EDMbiz 2016 Announces Additional Speakers and Programming
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
CAA Music Sarah Polonsky, Editor, DJ Mag Sebastian Solano, CEO, ID&T Stefanie Jones, Director of Audience Development, Drug Policy Alliance Stephanie LaFera, Founder & CEO, Little Empire Music & Co-Founder, SkyLight Steve Gordon,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
AAA report links increased fatal crashes to marijuana usein their system in a state that had legalized the substance is far from surpris
AAA report links increased fatal crashes to marijuana use
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
in their system in a state that had legalized the substance is far from surprising, said Jolene Forman, attorney with the Drug Policy Alliance, a New York City-based organization with offices across the country calling for reforming marijuana... Read more
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The Atlantic
Legal Pot's Life on the Black Marketamounts to a vector of suspicion, which police are still free to follow into ci
Legal Pot's Life on the Black Market
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
amounts to a vector of suspicion, which police are still free to follow into citizens’ lives as they see fit. Or, as a Drug Policy Alliance report puts it, noting that black Coloradoans continue to be arrested for marijuana at 2.4 times the... Read more
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Raw Story
9 things you should know if your child is using heroinSMART for Family and Friends, which offers tools and support options to reconne
9 things you should know if your child is using heroin
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
SMART for Family and Friends, which offers tools and support options to reconnect while still prioritizing self-care. The Drug Policy Alliance offers resources for parents, which can equip them with skills to talk openly and honestly about drugs... Read more
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USA Today
California likely to vote on marijuana legalization in November$100,000 to that 2014 effort but has donated more than $1 million to this curre
California likely to vote on marijuana legalization in November
USA Today / Posted 21 days ago
$100,000 to that 2014 effort but has donated more than $1 million to this current initiative. Other backers include the Drug Policy Alliance and Nicholas Pritzker of Hyatt Hotels, although Parker is the single-largest financial... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Racial disparities persist in marijuana arrestsjustice at Shenandoah University in Virginia, is a numbers guy. He helped creat
Racial disparities persist in marijuana arrests
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 22 days ago
justice at Shenandoah University in Virginia, is a numbers guy. He helped create reports on marijuana arrests for the Drug Policy Alliance, ACLU and NAACP, so knows these patterns quite well. "It's easy to take a cheap shot or an overly... Read more
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Denver Post
Piper: What's missing in drug laws: Scienceprocess to ensure that decisions on whether to criminalize a drug or not, and w
Piper: What's missing in drug laws: Science
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
process to ensure that decisions on whether to criminalize a drug or not, and whether and how to regulate it, are decided by an objective, independent scientific process. Bill Piper is senior director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Allian... Read more
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Orange County Register
Forfeiting asset forfeiturelaw enforcement agencies in California, going the federal route has been the mu
Forfeiting asset forfeiture
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
law enforcement agencies in California, going the federal route has been the much more lucrative option. In 2015, the Drug Policy Alliance issued a report discussing how participation in federal asset forfeiture programs has distorted local... Read more
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Raw Story
How the rumors about Prince’s death show Americans’ lack of skill in using drugsProgram. His website is Peele.net. Dr. Peele has won career achievement awards
How the rumors about Prince’s death show Americans’ lack of skill in using drugs
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
Program. His website is Peele.net. Dr. Peele has won career achievement awards from the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies and the Drug Policy Alliance. He is currently working on an e-book: How to Use Drugs. You can follow him on Twitter: @sp... Read more
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BBC News
Marijuana law reform: Mexico's president changes tackago which paved the way for a national debate on marijuana. "I think it's huge
Marijuana law reform: Mexico's president changes tack
BBC News / Posted a month ago
ago which paved the way for a national debate on marijuana. "I think it's hugely significant," says Hannah Herzer of the Drug Policy Alliance regarding the conversations and changes going on in Mexico. "It wasn't done because those that are... Read more
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Salon.com
America’s most evil governor strikes again: Maine’s Paul LePage vetos lifesaving Heroin overdose antidote billwho dispense the antidote when “acting in good faith and with reasonable care.”
America’s most evil governor strikes again: Maine’s Paul LePage vetos lifesaving Heroin overdose antidote bill
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
who dispense the antidote when “acting in good faith and with reasonable care.” The director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance, Bill Piper, said that by vetoing L.D. 1547 LePage essentially said that “saving lives perpetuates... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mexico considers loosening marijuana lawNational University. “It is a process we can all feel satisfied with.” Ethan N
Mexico considers loosening marijuana law
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
National University. “It is a process we can all feel satisfied with.” Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure “a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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The Washington Times
Cannibis festival in D.C. will push pot legalizationremain near their all-time peak, with over 700,000 arrests annually,” said Kait
Cannibis festival in D.C. will push pot legalization
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
remain near their all-time peak, with over 700,000 arrests annually,” said Kaitlyn Boecker, a policy analyst at the Drug Policy Alliance who also served on the festival’s steering committee. “Attending the NCF is a fantastic opportunity to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 ozNational University. "It is a process we can all feel satisfied with." Ethan N
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 oz
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
National University. "It is a process we can all feel satisfied with." Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure "a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 ozNational University. "It is a process we can all feel satisfied with." Ethan N
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 oz
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
National University. "It is a process we can all feel satisfied with." Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure "a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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CBS News
Mexico proposes raising limit on marijuana for personal useand Paraguay considers up to 10 grams as possession for personal use. Ethan Na
Mexico proposes raising limit on marijuana for personal use
CBS News / Posted 1 months ago
and Paraguay considers up to 10 grams as possession for personal use. Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure "a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 ozand Paraguay considers up to 10 grams as possession for personal use. Ethan Na
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 oz
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
and Paraguay considers up to 10 grams as possession for personal use. Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure "a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 ozand Paraguay considers up to 10 grams as possession for personal use. Ethan Na
Mexico proposes raising limit on decriminalized pot to 1 oz
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
and Paraguay considers up to 10 grams as possession for personal use. Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure "a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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ABC News
Mexico Proposes Raising Limit on Decriminalized Pot to 1 Ozmarket of producers who can sell through a network of pharmacies. Ethan Nadelm
Mexico Proposes Raising Limit on Decriminalized Pot to 1 Oz
ABC News / Posted 1 months ago
market of producers who can sell through a network of pharmacies. Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance, called the measure "a modest but important step in the right direction. ... The problem, of course, is... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Maine Governor Vetoes Legislation Seeking to Increase Access to Life-saving Overdose Antidote Naloxonelives perpetuates addiction and that it is better to let people die” said Bill
Maine Governor Vetoes Legislation Seeking to Increase Access to Life-saving Overdose Antidote Naloxone
CommonDreams.org / Posted 1 months ago
lives perpetuates addiction and that it is better to let people die” said Bill Piper, director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance. “Family and friends are more often than not the first to come into contact with a person experiencing... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Q&A with Founders of Cannabis Festival: ‘We Want to Show All Aspects of the Community’Phillips, founder and CEO of High Street PR; Dr. Malik Burnett of Johns Hopkins
Q&A with Founders of Cannabis Festival: ‘We Want to Show All Aspects of the Community’
Washington City Paper / Posted 1 months ago
Phillips, founder and CEO of High Street PR; Dr. Malik Burnett of Johns Hopkins University and former policy manager of the Drug Policy Alliance; Rose Donna, co-owner of the Wonderland Ballroom and Dew Drop Inn; Morgan Fox, communications manager... Read more

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