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"Fairness Strikes Out" -- 3/7 editorial in the New York Times criticizing the Supreme Court Ruling upholding California's Three-Strikes Law:
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/03/07/opinion/07FRI2.html

"The Balloon Goes Up" -- 3/6 editorial in The Economist criticizing drug eradication efforts in the Andes:
http://www.economist.com/world/la/displayStory.cfm?story_id=1622585

"This Fantasy World of Prohibition" -- 2/27 editorial in Britain's The Independent:
http://argument.independent.co.uk/regular_columnists/johann_hari/story.jsp?story=382021

"CASA's Alcohol Abuse" -- 2/26 editorial in the Washington Times criticizing distortion of statistics by Joe Califano's pseudo-think tank:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/op-ed/20030226-990567.htm

New ads by Change the Climate in California:
http://www.changetheclimate.org/campaigns/03_03_ca/

Latest issue of Harm Reduction Communication, newsletter of the Harm Reduction Coalition:
http://www.harmreduction.org/news/winter03/winter03toc.html

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