RESOURCES: Drug War Facts Updated, Drug War Feature This Week, Alternet, Spanish Language Documents, More 8/22/00

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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 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. has a growing set of drug war articles, including several on the Los Angeles and Philadelphia Shadow Convention. Visit and search on "Shadow Convention" or "drug war" to find them. Be sure to check out'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:

Spanish language resources from the Cato Institute:

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 to check it out.

New York Times Magazine article on New Mexico governor Gary Johnson and drug policy reform:

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