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The Marijuana Policy Project is hiring applicants for two full-time positions and two internships: Executive Assistant, and the best applicant for either Director of Communications or Director of State Policies; and Maryland Coordinator and Grassroots Lobbying Coordinator.

Applications for the MPP positions are being accepted by e-mail or fax; phone inquiries are not being accepted. The top applicants will be contacted for interviews. If you are located on the west coast or in the northeast, you may be able to interview in or near your own location during the next few weeks, if you are selected. The positions will begin in early January. Visit http://www.mpp.org/jobs.html for further information on the positions and how to apply.

Housing Works Supportive Services is seeking candidates for the following two positions:

Harm Reduction Coordinator, providing individual and group counseling to substance users based on a harm reduction philosophy, assisting clients in making decisions and taking responsibility for their own substance use, and advocating for clients in securing and maintaining services needed to meet those ends. The Coordinator is also responsible for screening, assessments, case conferences, and treatment planning, assuring that treatment plans are consistent with those goals and objectives established by the client and their primary Housing Works case manager; assisting with referrals to outside drug treatment facilities; providing education to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS; and providing staff training and lectures on principles and practices of Harm Reduction in coordination with the Syringe Exchange Coordinator. Interested persons should contact Peter Morse at (212) 966-0466 ext. 188 or Steve Chassman at (212) 966-0466 ext. 187, or fax resume to (212) 966-8597.

Program Assistant, carrying out the day to day clerical duties of Supportive Services, including developing and filing Supportive Services forms, client tracking and creation of a S. Services data base, maintaining paper work, coordinating and scheduling S. Services activities, and compiling data for monthly reports. Interested persons should contact Ms. Vinessa Sinclair, or fax resume to (212) 966-8597.

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Issue #117, 12/6/99 Graves at Border Illustrate Consequences of Prohibition | Eisenhower Foundation Finds Drug War, Hard Line Criminal Justice Policies Not Working, Violence Remains High | Politicians, Scientists, Celebrities Criticize Medical Marijuana Research Guidelines | McCormick, McWilliams Denied Medical Marijuana Defense, Enter Pleas | Other Medical Marijuana News | Judge Judy Slammed in Australia and US for Needle Exchange Remarks | AIDS Action Grades Clinton Administration, Congress an F in Prevention | University Will Not Operate Safe-Injecting Room; Uniting Church Steps In | Calendar Update | Job and Internship Opportunities | On the Web: Corporate Watch Feature on the Prison Industry | COMMENTARY: Judge Judy Biased and Illogical on Needle Exchange Issue | Editorial: Mass Graves in Mexico
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