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Common Sense for Drug Policy's "Drug War Facts" has been updated to August 2000, with new chapters on Ecstasy and Drug Courts. Visit http://www.csdp.org/factbook/ to examine this comprehensive collection of key facts and statistics on a wide range of drug policy issues. Drug War Facts is the ideal way to prepare for a debate, flesh out a letter to the editor or just improve your basic knowledge of drug policy.

TomPaine.com has a growing set of drug war articles, including several on the Los Angeles and Philadelphia Shadow Convention. Visit http://www.tompaine.com and search on "Shadow Convention" or "drug war" to find them. Be sure to check out TomPaine.com's most recent "op-ad" in the New York Times, skewering the drug war, currently available on their web site as well.

Alternet coverage of the Shadow Convention:
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=9643

Spanish language resources from the Cato Institute: http://www.elcato.org/drogas.htm

Friendly Fire: Rethinking the War on Drugs From a Quaker Perspective," from the Spring 2000 edition of the Haverford Alumni Magazine, by Eric Sterling, president of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation. Visit http://www.cjpf.org/pubs/FriendlyFire.pdf to check it out.

New York Times Magazine article on New Mexico governor Gary Johnson and drug policy reform:
http://www.nytimes.com/library/magazine/home/20000820mag-drugwar.html

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