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(renamed "Drug War Chronicle" effective issue #300, August 2003)

Issue #34, 3/20/98

"Raising Awareness of the Consequences of Drug Prohibition"

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MEDMJ PROTEST IN SAN FRANCISCO THIS TUESDAY 3/24 STOP THE FEDS FROM CLOSING THE BUYERS' CLUBS (see http://www.drcnet.org/wol/033.html#medmjrally or article below for details)

NEWSFLASH: BBC covering cannabis decriminalization issue on shortwave TONIGHT -- see UK Cannabis Campaign article below.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA VOTE COMING UP IN CONGRESS NEXT WEEK action alert at http://www.drcnet.org/rapid/1998/3-18-1.html

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Global Days Against the Drug War -- Demonstrations Planned to Protest U.N. Special Session on Narcotics -- Please Join the Coalition
  2. President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Votes "No Confidence" in Administration -- Demands Immediate Action on Syringe Exchange
  3. Major New Study Calls for Treatment Instead of Prisons
  4. The Makings of a Constitutional Crisis? California City Officials Back Medical Marijuana Outlets vs. Feds
  5. Medical Marijuana Ballot Proposal Filed in Nevada
  6. Heicklen Update: Penn State Professor Still Challenging System
  7. California Cops Teach Parenting Classes -- "Lie to your kids," They Say
  8. Illinois Study Finds D.A.R.E. Graduates Using More Drugs than Their Peers
  9. Federal Agency Finds International Drug War a Total Failure
  10. Medical Marijuana Patient/Activist Meets with Canadian Health Minister
  11. UK Cannabis Campaign -- 2 out of 3 New MP's Favor Royal Commission Review of Drug Laws
  12. American Choice for President of Colombia Quits Campaign
  13. Malaysia to Drug Test Students
  14. Editorial: A Call Goes Up for Public Health, but Our Government is at War

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