Action Alerts: Waters Bill, Drug Czar Nomination, HEA, Medical Marijuana 6/1/01

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The Maxine Waters bill to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing now has a number: H.R. 1978. It has been referred to the House Judiciary and House Energy and Commerce committees. Please call your Representative (you can use the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121), and visit http://www.stopthedrugwar.org/justice/ if you haven't already to send your Rep. and Senators an e-mail or fax. Ongoing information on this and other bills can be found at http://thomas.loc.gov by searching on the bill number. See http://www.drcnet.org/wol/187.html#watersbill for further information.

Other current action alerts:

Repeal the Higher Education Act Drug Provision
http://www.RaiseYourVoice.com

Oppose the Nomination of John Walters for Drug Czar
http://www.stopthedrugwar.org/walters/

Support Medical Marijuana
http://www.stopthedrugwar.org/medicalmarijuana/

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Issue #188, 6/1/01 Editorial: Close Encounters | Zero Tolerance Policies in Schools Under Attack -- New Report Finds No Evidence It Works, Plenty Showing Ill Effects and Racial Bias | Czech Experiment With Repressive Drug Laws Under Fire, Reformers Aim Parliamentary Challenge at "Severa's Amendment" | New York Marijuana Reform Party Gears Up for City, State Races, Attacks NYC Police Tactics | French Ravers March Against Proposed Law, Street Fighting Breaks Out in Toulouse | Mexican Congressman Calls for Legalization, Latin America to Unite Against "US-Imposed Drug Policy" | Action Alerts: Waters Bill, Drug Czar Nomination, HEA, Medical Marijuana | The Reformer's Calendar
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