Media Scan: Zurita on Bolivia/Coca, Barthwell & Kampia, Boston Phoenix on ONDCP Summit, Clarence Page, Prevention Postcards 10/17/03

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"Coca Culture," New York Times op-ed by Bolivian cocalera leader Leonida Zurita Vargas:
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/15/opinion/15ZURI.html (free registration required)

PBS post-Conant ruling debate between ONDCP's Andrea Barthwell and MPP's Rob Kampia:
http://audio.pbs.org:8080/ramgen/newshour/expansion/2003/10/14/scotus.rm?altplay=scotus.rm or visit http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/law/supreme_court/ and click the RealAudio link

Boston Phoenix stories featuring reactions to the ONDCP New England Governors Summit:
http://www.bostonphoenix.com/boston/news_features/top/features/documents/03237100.asp
http://www.bostonphoenix.com/boston/news_features/other_stories/documents/03237095.asp
http://www.bostonphoenix.com/boston/news_features/other_stories/documents/03237103.asp

"So Long to a Misguided Gag Rule on the Medicinal Use of Marijuana," column by the Chicago Tribune's Clarence Page:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/chi-0310150128oct15,1,3849253.column?coll=chi-news-col (free registration required)

Electronic prevention postcards from Progressive Solutions, 31 images on outreach principals and effectiveness (examples of visual aids for HIV/AIDS outreach training), impact of drug use, abuse and availability (culturally specific consequences of the illicit drug trade in the USA), and the African American condition (a short presentation designed to spark discussions concerning the complexities of being Black in America):
http://www.progressivesolutions.org/gallery/

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