Media and Resources: New CSDP Drug Warrior Distortions Guide, Jefferson Fish in Newsday, Reason Magazine 1/4/02

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Common Sense for Drug Policy, the publishers of the extensive drug policy reference "Drug War Facts," has now released a companion publication, "Top Drug Warrior Distortions." Readers are urged to check it out and use it in your writing and debates. Visit http://www.csdp.org/research/dwdist.htm for the new publication, and http://www.drugwarfacts.org for the original.

Dr. Jefferson Fish, a psychology professor and former department chairman at St. John's University, has published an op-ed in the New York-area paper Newsday, titled "Divert Drug-Bust Money to War on Terrorism." Fish is the editor of "Is Our Drug Policy Effective? Are There Alternatives?" and "How to Legalize Drugs." The op-ed can be read online at:
http://www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-vpfis022532088jan02.story?coll=ny%2Dviewpoints%2Dheadlines

Reason magazine has posted articles from its recent drugs issue and other articles of interest online:

Seized by Failure, by Joel Miller,
http://www.reason.com/hod/jm010202.shtml

Sex, Drugs, & Techno Music, by Jacob Sullum
http://www.reason.com/0201/fe.js.sex.shtml

Battlefield Conversions
http://www.reason.com/0201/fe.ml.battlefield.shtml

A Splendid Little Drug War, by Glenn Garvin
http://www.reason.com/0201/cr.gg.a.shtml

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