Students Helping Students, HEA Update 3/16/01

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Students for Sensible Drug Policy has opened its online store, offering sales of perhaps the nicest drug reform t-shirts yet made. A portion of the proceeds will go to assist students who have lost financial aid under the drug provision of the Higher Education Act of 1998 (HEA drug provision). Visit http://www.ssdp.org to make your purchase!

The campaign to overturn the HEA drug provision, led by DRCNet and SSDP, is growing at breakneck speed. In the last two weeks alone, more than 90 people have requested or downloaded activist packets from the campaign's web site, and new student government endorsements of the campaign's resolution are being approved faster than ever. The latest to come on board are Ohio State University, Brandeis University (MA), South Carolina State University and Mt. Holyoke College (MA).

Visit http://www.RaiseYourVoice.com to download a packet or send a free e-mail or fax to Congress calling for repeal of the HEA drug provision.

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