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Pasadena Weekly
Budding Possibilitieshave dropped million-dollar chunks of change into the campaign. The Drug Policy
Budding Possibilities
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
have dropped million-dollar chunks of change into the campaign. The Drug Policy Action Network, the lobbying arm of the Drug Policy Alliance, has also kicked in at least $500,000. The AUMA’s campaign fundraising committee has raised $3.7... Read more
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Roll Call
Ayotte Pushes Opioid Penalties on Defense Billwill often use these trafficking charges against users," said Michael Collins,
Ayotte Pushes Opioid Penalties on Defense Bill
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
will often use these trafficking charges against users," said Michael Collins, Deputy Director of the Drug Policy Alliance. He said there is no doubt in his mind that more drug users would be unfairly prosecuted if the... Read more
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NJ.com
Should N.J. firefighter be fired because he is a medical marijuana patient?Bergen declined to comment because the case involves a personnel matter under l
Should N.J. firefighter be fired because he is a medical marijuana patient?
NJ.com / Posted 12 days ago
Bergen declined to comment because the case involves a personnel matter under litigation. Wiltshire has the support of the Drug Policy Alliance of New Jersey, a lobbying and research organization that helped pass the medicinal marijuana law in New... Read more
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Raw Story
Marijuana legalization without racial justice risks being another extension of white privilegeracial justice in cannabis reform is widespread. It is a problem that is moveme
Marijuana legalization without racial justice risks being another extension of white privilege
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
racial justice in cannabis reform is widespread. It is a problem that is movement and industry-wide. My own organization, Drug Policy Alliance, could be better. I could be better. A lot more needs to be done by all. We can start by changing the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push for Corporate Cannabisis a major player in Uruguay and was instrumental in getting the law passed. He
Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push for Corporate Cannabis
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
is a major player in Uruguay and was instrumental in getting the law passed. He sits on the board of the New York-based Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), the world's most influential organization for cannabis legalization. The DPA is active not only... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Medical marijuana proposal clears ballot hurdlethat of Lake Liquor in Maumelle. Arkansans for Compassionate Care has raised $
Medical marijuana proposal clears ballot hurdle
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
that of Lake Liquor in Maumelle. Arkansans for Compassionate Care has raised $125,850. It received $25,000 from the Drug Policy Alliance; $25,000 from the Marijuana Policy Project; and $12,500 from New Approaches Political Action Committee.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Medical 'pot' proposal clears ballot hurdlethat of Lake Liquor in Maumelle. Arkansans for Compassionate Care has raised $
Medical 'pot' proposal clears ballot hurdle
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
that of Lake Liquor in Maumelle. Arkansans for Compassionate Care has raised $125,850. It received $25,000 from the Drug Policy Alliance; $25,000 from the Marijuana Policy Project; and $12,500 from New Approaches Political Action Committee.... Read more
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Orange County Register
California's marijuana legalization campaign gets $2 million boostup to six plants. Other backers of the initiative include Irvine-based Weedmap
California's marijuana legalization campaign gets $2 million boost
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
up to six plants. Other backers of the initiative include Irvine-based Weedmaps; Drug Policy Action, the advocacy arm of Drug Policy Alliance, which aims to end the war on drugs; Nicholas Pritzker, a Hyatt Hotel heir and billionaire investor; and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New law takes on gas station 'skimmers'the sale of seized property doesn't sit well with the public," said Bill Piper,
New law takes on gas station 'skimmers'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
the sale of seized property doesn't sit well with the public," said Bill Piper, senior director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance, which backed the bill. "Voters want action on civil asset forfeiture, and it was smart politics for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California ballot measure numbers change twice in 28 hoursThe CA marijuana legalization initiative was named Prop 64, then changed to Pro
California ballot measure numbers change twice in 28 hours
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
The CA marijuana legalization initiative was named Prop 64, then changed to Prop 63, but now it’s OFFICIALLY #Prop64!,” the Drug Policy Alliance tweeted its followers Tuesday morning. Kim Alexander, president of the California Voter Foundation,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
As petitions flow in, 50 pore over namesby Tuesday. “That’s their hope and ours, too,” she said. The group has raised
As petitions flow in, 50 pore over names
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
by Tuesday. “That’s their hope and ours, too,” she said. The group has raised $125,850. It received $25,000 from the Drug Policy Alliance; $25,000 from the Marijuana Policy Project; and $12,500 from New Approach Political Action... Read more
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Orange County Register
Seize opportunity to reform civil asset forfeiturethe federales getting the remaining 20 percent. It comes as no surprise, then,
Seize opportunity to reform civil asset forfeiture
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
the federales getting the remaining 20 percent. It comes as no surprise, then, to learn that according to a study by the Drug Policy Alliance, which supports SB443, joint state-federal forfeitures more than tripled between 2005 and 2013, while... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Cannabis | Prince Ea | Legalize Marijuanaby the War on Drugs. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, cre
Cannabis | Prince Ea | Legalize Marijuana
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 26 days ago
by the War on Drugs. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, creative history lesson. Let's share it with the world and vote to end marijuana prohibition in November. Tony Newman is the communications director for Drug Policy Allian... Read more
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Business Insider
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Yes We Cannabisby the drug war. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, creativ
Yes We Cannabis
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 26 days ago
by the drug war. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, creative history lesson. Let's share it with the world and vote to end marijuana prohibition this November. Tony Newman is communications director for the Drug Policy Alli... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativaa notorious record of stalling, impeding, or otherwise obstructing sound medica
Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativa
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
a notorious record of stalling, impeding, or otherwise obstructing sound medical Cannabis research, according to the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance (Drug Policy Alliance, accessed January, 2016). Another issue with what little research the U.S.... Read more
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Raw Story
“Support. Don’t punish”—Protestors project powerful anti-drug war images onto Brooklyn detention centerrepresenting organizations like Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, VOCAL-New
“Support. Don’t punish”—Protestors project powerful anti-drug war images onto Brooklyn detention center
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
representing organizations like Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, VOCAL-New York, the Harm Reduction Coalition, the Drug Policy Alliance and the Open Society Foundations. The images were projected onto the Detention Complex building... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Price One Judge Pays for Doing What He Thinks Is Rightwho is also a judge, in his office. (Emily Berl / The Atlantic) Daniel Abraham
The Price One Judge Pays for Doing What He Thinks Is Right
The Atlantic / Posted 30 days ago
who is also a judge, in his office. (Emily Berl / The Atlantic) Daniel Abrahamson, the director of legal affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance, is an energetic critic of certain aspects of drug courts. “One of the problems with drug courts is you... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
WNY med. marijuana dispensary cuts hourssee a pharmacist. "To see Bloomfield cutting its hours... is really disappoint
WNY med. marijuana dispensary cuts hours
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 1 months ago
see a pharmacist. "To see Bloomfield cutting its hours... is really disappointing," said Julie Netherland with New York's Drug Policy Alliance, a top medical marijuana advocacy group. "I think it's a sign that in some ways the program may not be... Read more

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