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WPIX 11 New York
Christie outlines $200M NJ plan to handle opioid epidemica $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 22 hours ago
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it’s unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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ABC News
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
ABC News / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumpa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up, and the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Christie: Trump committed to opioid emergency declarationa $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up and the... Read more
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CBS News
Christie says Trump committed to declaring opioid emergencya $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment.
CBS News / Posted yesterday
a $500 million increase to deal with opioid addiction prevention and treatment. The New Jersey director of the nonpartisan Drug Policy Alliance, Roseanne Scotti, said it's unclear what new resources an emergency declaration would open up and the... Read more
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Raw Story
How the government can steal your stuff: 6 questions about civil asset forfeiture answeredcuts. Revenue from civil asset forfeitures can amount to a substantial percenta
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
cuts. Revenue from civil asset forfeitures can amount to a substantial percentage of local police budgets, according to the Drug Policy Alliance study in California. This kind of policing can undermine police-community relations.What is the scale of... Read more
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Salon.com
While Trump moves backward on drug sentencing, California heads in a different direction35 years and failed to reduce the availability or sales of drugs within our com
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
35 years and failed to reduce the availability or sales of drugs within our communities,” said Eunisses Hernandez of the Drug Policy Alliance, which supported the bill. “These extreme and punitive polices of the war on drugs break up families and... Read more
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Salon.com
Legal weed doesn't hurt youth outcomes; Jeff Sessions doesn't carea job, get a loan, go to college, or even have a place to live,” Kassandra Fred
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
a job, get a loan, go to college, or even have a place to live,” Kassandra Frederique, the New York State Director at the Drug Policy Alliance, argued in a recent study of New York City’s marijuana arrest rates. This life disruption, in turn,... Read more
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The Mercury News
California weighs controversial ‘injection centers’ to fight opioid epidemicright now we’re just giving them the tools and saying, ‘here, use in the Burger
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
right now we’re just giving them the tools and saying, ‘here, use in the Burger King bathroom or in the alley.'” The Drug Policy Alliance is sponsoring the bill, and it has broad support among addiction and HIV-prevention organizations. In... Read more
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International Business Times
California moves to become the first US state to legalise magic mushrooms But even then the measure is sure to provoke widespread debate among hardline a
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
But even then the measure is sure to provoke widespread debate among hardline and liberal drug campaigners. The liberal Drug Policy Alliance told LA Weekly: "DPA agrees that no one should be arrested or incarcerated simply because they possess... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
'Fentanyl-trafficking' law takes effect Oct. 1law is not a silver bullet. “We believe that the war on drugs has been a colos
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 days ago
law is not a silver bullet. “We believe that the war on drugs has been a colossal failure,” said Michael Collins with the Drug Policy Alliance based out of Washington, D.C. Collins and his colleagues believe so-called drug-induced homicide laws –... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
'Fentanyl-trafficking' law takes effect Oct. 1stlaw is not a silver bullet. “We believe that the war on drugs has been a colos
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 days ago
law is not a silver bullet. “We believe that the war on drugs has been a colossal failure,” said Michael Collins with the Drug Policy Alliance based out of Washington D.C. Collins and his colleagues believe so-called drug-induced homicide laws –... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Fentanyl-trafficking law takes effect Oct .1law is not a silver bullet. “We believe that the war on drugs has been a colos
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 days ago
law is not a silver bullet. “We believe that the war on drugs has been a colossal failure,” said Michael Collins with the Drug Policy Alliance based out of Washington D.C. Collins and his colleagues believe so-called drug-induced homicide laws –... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California voters legalized pot. Are ‘shrooms next?of volunteers will help gather signatures. He also hopes the campaign would get
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
of volunteers will help gather signatures. He also hopes the campaign would get help from deep-pocketed groups such as the Drug Policy Alliance. “We think that things are evolving so quickly and that minds are opening almost dail... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
With new measure, 'magic mushrooms' could be decriminalized in California as early as 2018The Drug Policy Alliance attorney Tamar Todd holds a Magic 8-Ball at a legaliza
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
The Drug Policy Alliance attorney Tamar Todd holds a Magic 8-Ball at a legalization conference in 2013. The DPA joined the ACLU, and other groups in a 2016 bid for legalization. The Drug Policy Alliance attorney Tamar Todd holds a Magic 8-Ball at a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
With new measure, 'magic mushrooms' could be decriminalized in California as early as 2018The Drug Policy Alliance attorney Tamar Todd holds a Magic 8-Ball at a legaliza
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
The Drug Policy Alliance attorney Tamar Todd holds a Magic 8-Ball at a legalization conference in 2013. The DPA joined the ACLU, and other groups in a 2016 bid for legalization. The Drug Policy Alliance attorney Tamar Todd holds a Magic 8-Ball at a... Read more
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NJ.com
Booker's drive to legalize marijuana picks up supportHis legislation to end the federal ban on marijuana has the support of the Drug
NJ.com / Posted 27 days ago
His legislation to end the federal ban on marijuana has the support of the Drug Policy Alliance, an advocacy group whose honorary board includes former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders and former Secretary of State George Shultz. The late CBS News... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Wanna grow pot in your home in Covina? Here’s what you’ll have to doregulations on growing marijuana at home have been accused of going too far. T
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
regulations on growing marijuana at home have been accused of going too far. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Drug Policy Alliance recently sued the city of Fontana over its ordinance, which requires residents who want to cultivate up... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
L.A. City Council Approves New Cannabis Department HeadHall on Aug. 16, 2017. (Credit: Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times) Cat Packer,
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 1 months ago
Hall on Aug. 16, 2017. (Credit: Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times) Cat Packer, the former California coordinator for the Drug Policy Alliance, will run the new city division. A five-member Cannabis Commission will provide input on cannabis... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Cat Packer Named So-Called Cannabis Czar for Los Angeleswith regulating the local pot industry. Packer, a nominee of Mayor Eric Garcet
NBC San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
with regulating the local pot industry. Packer, a nominee of Mayor Eric Garcetti, recently served as a director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which lobbies for changes to cannabis laws at the state level. Californians will be able to legally... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
LA confirms cannabis czar to regulate legal pot industrycreated Department of Cannabis Regulation. Packer, a nominee of Mayor Eric Gar
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 1 months ago
created Department of Cannabis Regulation. Packer, a nominee of Mayor Eric Garcetti, recently served as a director for the Drug Policy Alliance, which lobbies for changes to cannabis laws at the state level. Californians will be able to legally... Read more
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KTVN Reno
LA confirms cannabis czar to regulate legal pot industrycreated Department of Cannabis Regulation. Packer, a nominee of Mayor Eric Gar
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
created Department of Cannabis Regulation. Packer, a nominee of Mayor Eric Garcetti, recently served as a director for the Drug Policy Alliance, which lobbies for changes to cannabis laws at the state level. Californians will be able to legally... Read more
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