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

Issue #289, 5/30/03

"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: For Decency's Sake, No More No-Knock Drug Raids
  2. Canadian Government Introduces Cannabis Decriminalization Bill
  3. Ed Rosenthal to be Sentenced Wednesday -- Could Escape Mandatory Minimum as Pleas for Leniency Roll In, Supporters Prepare to Rally
  4. DRCNet Book Review: "Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use," by Jacob Sullum (Tarcher & Putnam, 24.95 HB)
  5. Democratic Presidential Contender Endorses Medical Marijuana -- Ohio's Kucinich First Out of the Gate
  6. Saying Yes: New Book Offer from DRCNet
  7. Action Alerts: Medical Marijuana, HEA Drug Provision, Global Legalization and Drug Treaty Reform Petition
  8. Newsbrief: NYPD Under Fire in Death of Woman in Botched Drug Raid
  9. Newsbrief: Federal Hepatitis C Control and Prevention Bill Filed
  10. Newsbrief: Mississippi Drug Czar Not One to Let the Law Get in His Way
  11. Newsbrief: The Hash Fields of Morocco
  12. Newsbrief: Dutch Coffee Shops Take Hit in Anti-Tobacco Campaign
  13. Newsbrief: New Zealand to War on Evil Meth
  14. Newsbrief: Garcia Marquez Takes Back His Legalization Comments, Sort Of
  15. Newsbrief: Gambian Narcs Mar Marley Remembrance with Raids
  16. Newsbrief: Japanese Author, Legalization Advocate Gets Suspended Sentence for Marijuana Possession
  17. Reflections Seeking Submissions for Special Issue on Prison
  18. The Reformer's Calendar

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