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Mother Jones magazine reports on the Higher Education Act Drug Provision:
http://www.motherjones.com/web_exclusives/features/news/updates.html#highered

A recent Baker Institute drug policy conference, "Moving Beyond the 'War on Drugs,'" can now be viewed online in RealVideo:
http://www.rice.edu/webcast/speeches/20020410drugpolicy.html

Dan Forbes reports on the Rockefeller Drug Laws and the "Drop the Rock" campaign as the draconian laws enter their 30th year:
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=13097

Ann Harrison reports on the Coming Out of the Cannabis Closet campaign:
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=13059

The Jamaica Gleaner reports on US threats against the small Caribbean nation if it decriminalizes ganja:
http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20010817/lead/lead1.html

Drug reports of questionable logic by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police can be found online at:
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/pdfs/cid/CanadaUSDrugThreat.pdf and
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/crim_int/drugs_2001_e.htm

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