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

Issue #252, 8/30/02

"Raising Awareness of the Consequences of Drug Prohibition"

Phillip S. Smith, Editor
David Borden, Executive Director

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Editorial: War Crimes Against Patients
  2. Incarceration Nation: US Population Under Correctional Control Hits New Record
  3. Not All Students Will Start School This Week -- Tens of Thousands Lose Aid Due to Drug Convictions
  4. Initiative Foes Play Hardball in Michigan -- Effort Threatened by Certification Board, Conyers Calls for Investigation of Federal Lobbying
  5. RAVE Act Opponents Gear Up
  6. More Black Men in Prison Than College, Study Finds
  7. Dr. Hurwitz Calls It Quits: Leading National Pain Management Physician to Close Practice, Cites Fear of Feds
  8. The (F)Utility of DAWN: Experts Look at the Drug Abuse Warning Network
  9. Criminal Justice Policy Foundation Publishes Comprehensive, Nationwide Guide to Clemency
  10. Medical Marijuana Through the Ages: New Info on MarijuanaInfo.org
  11. Offer: Tapes of Stossel Legalization Special Now Available
  12. Newsbrief: Texas Opens Belated Investigation into Tulia Bust
  13. Newsbrief: New Hampshire Cop Wants to Seize College Dorm After Drug Raid
  14. Newsbrief: Western Washington US Attorney Solicits Marijuana Cases, No Bust Too Small
  15. Newsbrief: Canadian Cops Call for National Drug Strategy, Oppose Legalization
  16. Newsbrief: Canada Medical Marijuana Battles Continue -- Protests in Toronto, Minister Changes Tune
  17. Newsbrief: Drug Raid Leads to Mini-Riot in Minneapolis
  18. Newsbrief: Oklahoma Governor Overrules Parole Board, Orders Man Held for Life for Cocaine Possession
  19. Newsbrief: Vietnam Beefs Up Customs Drug Budget
  20. Newsbrief: Asian Speed Shows Up, Feds Feed USA Today "New Drug" Story
  21. Demos Fellowships in Criminal Justice and Democracy Reform
  22. Legislative Alerts: Rave Bill, Medical Marijuana, Higher Education Act Drug Provision
  23. The Reformer's Calendar

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