Media Racial Profiling stopthedrugwar.org
Out from the Shadows HEA Drug Provision Drug War Chronicle Perry Fund DRCNet en EspaŮol Speakeasy Blogs About Us Home
Why Legalization? NJ Racial Profiling Archive Subscribe Donate DRCNet em PortuguÍs Latest News Drug Library Search

The Week Online with DRCNet
(renamed "Drug War Chronicle" effective issue #300, August 2003)

Issue #277, 3/7/03

"Raising Awareness of the Consequences of Drug Prohibition"

Phillip S. Smith, Editor
David Borden, Executive Director

subscribe for FREE now! ---- make a donation ---- search

Video and audio footage from the Mérida conference, as well as photographs, interviews, reports and other information, are now online at http://www.stopthedrugwar.org/shadows/ -- visit now to get a glimpse of this historic event and to subscribe to the Out from the Shadows announcements e-mail list.

ACTION ALERT: Visit http://www.RaiseYourVoice.com to support H.R. 685, the newly re-filed bill to repeal a law that delays or denies federal financial aid to students because of drug convictions.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. 50 Years for Stealing Videotapes? No Problem, Say Justices -- Supreme Court Upholds California Three-Strikes Law
  2. Medical Marijuana Update: Bill Killed in New Mexico, New Ones Introduced in New York and Rhode Island
  3. Australia: NSW Green Party Drug Platform in Tabloid Exposé Furor as Election Looms
  4. "Seeds of Peace" Released in Brussels as Prelude to Vienna UN Conference
  5. Medical Marijuana Supporters Demonstrate at Fundraiser for Presidential Candidate Howard Dean
  6. Alert: HEA Reform Legislation Re-filed, Needs Your Support
  7. Newsbrief: Swiss Lawmakers Give Okay to Continued Prescription Heroin
  8. Newsbrief: Sweden's Drug Head Calls for Needle Exchange Programs Across Country
  9. Newsbrief: This Week's Corrupt Cops Story
  10. Newsbrief: Oxycontin Not So Deadly, Researchers Find
  11. Newsbrief: California Highway Patrol Settles Racial Profiling Lawsuit
  12. Kansas Legislators Consider "Treatment Not Jail" Bill
  13. Newsbrief: In Surprise Move, Judge Changes Mind, Declines to Jail Oakland Cannabis Co-op Head
  14. Newsbrief: Two Suicides Enough for One Pot Bust, Says Wisconsin Judge, Orders Probation for Son of Dead Couple
  15. Media Scan: New York Times, The Economist, The Independent, Washington Times, Change the Climate Ads, HRC Newsletter
  16. Drug War Vigil Film Festival Seeking Submissions
  17. The Reformer's Calendar

this issue, one-page printer version

Week Online archives


If you like what you see here and want to get these bulletins by e-mail, please fill out our quick signup form at http://stopthedrugwar.org/WOLSignup.shtml.

PERMISSION to reprint or redistribute any or all of the contents of Drug War Chronicle is hereby granted. We ask that any use of these materials include proper credit and, where appropriate, a link to one or more of our web sites. If your publication customarily pays for publication, DRCNet requests checks payable to the organization. If your publication does not pay for materials, you are free to use the materials gratis. In all cases, we request notification for our records, including physical copies where material has appeared in print. Contact: StoptheDrugWar.org: the Drug Reform Coordination Network, P.O. Box 18402, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 293-8340 (voice), (202) 293-8344 (fax), e-mail [email protected]. Thank you.

Articles of a purely educational nature in Drug War Chronicle appear courtesy of the DRCNet Foundation, unless otherwise noted.

Out from the Shadows HEA Drug Provision Drug War Chronicle Perry Fund DRCNet en EspaŮol Speakeasy Blogs About Us Home
Why Legalization? NJ Racial Profiling Archive Subscribe Donate DRCNet em PortuguÍs Latest News Drug Library Search
special friends links: SSDP - Flex Your Rights - IAL - Drug War Facts

StoptheDrugWar.org: the Drug Reform Coordination Network (DRCNet)
1623 Connecticut Ave., NW, 3rd Floor, Washington DC 20009 Phone (202) 293-8340 Fax (202) 293-8344 [email protected]