Tapes from the sessions of the Second National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, held last May in Portland, OR, are now available for purchase, $8 each plus $2 shipping. For information or to order, contact Patients Out of Time, 1472 Fish Pond Rd., Howardsville, VA 24562, (434) 263-4484 or Al@medicalcannabis.com.

The latest issue of the Drug War Monitor, a publication of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), focuses on "Collateral Damage: US Drug Control in the Andes," an overview of the impact of drug trafficking and US international counternarcotics policy on human rights and democratization trends throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. It is adapted from "Drug Trafficking and the Role of the United States in the Andes," a chapter of a forthcoming book, "Politics in the Andes: Identity, Conflict, Reform," University of Pittsburgh Press. Visit http://www.wola.org to read the report online, or order a hardcopy for $2 from: Washington Office on Latin America, 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20009.

Jacob Sullum comments on the government's anti-drug ads in Reason:
http://www.reason.com/links/links120902.shtml

Deborah Saunders calls for freedom for mandatory minimum prisoner Clarence Aaron, in the San Francisco Chronicle:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/12/10/ED169533.DTL

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