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(renamed "Drug War Chronicle" effective issue #300, August 2003)

Issue #243, 6/28/02

"Raising Awareness of the Consequences of Drug Prohibition"

Phillip S. Smith, Editor
David Borden, Executive Director

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DRCNet's first global anti-prohibition conferences are coming up in Belgium and Mexico, under the banner "Out from the Shadows: Ending Drug Prohibition in the 21st Century." The Mexico conference, which will bring together anti-prohibition advocates from throughout Latin America will be held in the city of Merida, Yucatan, tentatively February 13-15 to be confirmed shortly. Stay tuned to DRCNet for details, or e-mail [email protected] to receive an announcement when details are finalized.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Editorial: The Specter of Coming Violence
  2. DRCNet Interview: Roger Goodman, Voluntary Committee of Lawyers
  3. DRCNet Book Review: Drug War Heresies
  4. Supreme Court Allows Drug Testing All Students in Extracurriculars
  5. Slim Supreme Court Majority Upholds But Also Criticizes Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
  6. New York Rockefeller Law Reform Dies This Year as Pataki, Democrats Deadlock
  7. Vermont Governor Quietly Signs Compromise Medical Marijuana Bill
  8. Newsbrief: Unitarians Approve Anti-Drug War Platform
  9. Newsbrief: Fatal Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Florida
  10. Newsbrief: New York Pharmacies Fail to Distribute Sterile Syringes
  11. Newsbrief: Arizona Supreme Court Rules Police Knock and Talk Violates Privacy Rights
  12. Newsbrief: Kansas Sentencing Commission Wants to Focus on Prevention
  13. Newsbrief: Illinois Juvenile Drug Courts Given a Green Light
  14. Newsbrief: Medical Marijuana Distributor Angers Judge in California
  15. Newsbrief: UN Reports Drug Use on the Rise Worldwide
  16. Newsbrief: Scottish Police to Ignore Marijuana Use
  17. Web Scan: Uniform Crime Report, World Prison Population List, Transnational Institute, Imani Woods, CDC, WorldNet Daily
  18. The Reformer's Calendar

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