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

Issue #270, 1/3/03

"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: Constitutional Inconveniences
  2. Pressure for Change Mounts as Ontario Judge Rules Canadian Marijuana Possession Law Invalid 270/californiabudget Budget Crisis Forces California Governor to Consider Early Releases, Other Prison Measures
  3. Prosecutors Enlist in Drug Czar's Anti-Marijuana Campaign -- Will Prioritize Marijuana Cases, Lobby Against Reform
  4. Latin American Anti-Prohibition Conference, Feb. 12-15, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
  5. Cumbre Internacional Sobre Legalización, 15-Dec Febrero, Mérida, México
  6. Newsbrief: Connecticut Legislator to Reintroduce Medical Marijuana Bill
  7. Newsbrief: Prosecutors Seize Bail Money, Claim Pot Smell -- A New Tactic?
  8. Newsbrief: Louisiana Drug Raid Draws Protests
  9. Newsbrief: France Looking to Heighten Marijuana Penalties
  10. Newsbrief: NJ Weedman to Get Day in Federal Court After Months in Jail for Thought Crime
  11. Newsbrief: This Week's Corrupt Cop Story
  12. Newsbrief: Afghan Opium Farmers Drive Out Eradicators
  13. Newsbrief: Ethiopian Farmers Turn to Khat in Face of Drought, Low Coffee Prices
  14. DC Job Opportunities at DRCNet
  15. The Reformer's Calendar

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