Errata: Drug War Race 5/3/02

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DRCNet's report last week on the NYC Drug War Race was written at the last minute, and a few errors crept into it by mistake:

1) The correct event title was "DRUG WAR! Race and Party."

2) The line "stopping for the required marijuana and incense purchase" was incorrect. The DRUG WAR! Race did not involve illegal activity of any kind. The actual requirement was the purchase of a cheap tobacco cigar known as a "blunt."

3) Valerie Vande Panne's correct quote was "In 1988, Congress passed a law saying we would be drug-free by 1995." We accidentally typed "1998."

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