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Drug War Chronicle
(formerly The Week Online with DRCNet)

Issue #307, 10/17/03

"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: It's Time to Rejoin the Free World
  2. Presenting "BUSTED: The Citizen's Guide to Surviving Police Encounters"
  3. Decriminalization Comes to Britain: House of Commons Passes Cannabis Rescheduling Bill
  4. Leftist Legalizer Elected Mayor of Bogota in Voter Rebuke of Colombian President
  5. Dutch Government Seeks Ban on Foreigners in Coffee Shops
  6. One and a Half Million Drug Arrests Last Year, Nearly 700,000 for Marijuana, FBI Reports
  7. Media Scan: David Borden on Cultural Baggage, Forbes, Alternet, Pot TV
  8. This Week in History
  9. Newsbrief: MAPS/UMass Marijuana Grow Proposal Gets Backing from Senators Kennedy and Kerry
  10. Newsbrief: This Week's Corrupt Cops Story
  11. Newsbrief: Campaign Comments -- Lieberman on Drug War Racial Disparities
  12. Newsbrief: Federal Appeals Court Says Nervousness Not Enough to Prompt Driver Search
  13. Newsbrief: More Death Squad Drug Killings in the Philippines
  14. Newsbrief: Retrograde Drug Politics in Kentucky Governor's Race
  15. Newsbrief: North Carolina Congressman in Drug Treatment Slush Fund Scandal
  16. DRCNet Temporarily Suspending Our Web-Based Write-to-Congress Service Due to Funding Shortfalls -- Your Help Can Bring It Back -- Keep Contacting Congress in the Meantime
  17. Perry Fund Accepting Applications for 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 School Years, Providing Scholarships for Students Losing Aid Because of Drug Convictions
  18. The Reformer's Calendar

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BREAKING! Jury having difficulty reaching agreement on Cecil Knox case -- http://www.roanoke.com/roatimes/news/story157691.html -- see http://stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle/307/knox.shtml for further background.

CONFERENCE: DRCNet staff are looking forward to seeing new and old friends at the Drug Policy Alliance conference at the New Jersey Meadowlands next week. Visit our table and look for David Borden and David Guard, Chronicle editor Phil Smith and membership coordinator Scott Morgan. Hear HEA campaign director Jon Rosen speak on the HEA panel, and board of directors nominee Arnold Trebach moderate the international panel. Visit http://www.drugpolicy.org to register for the conference or to get further information.


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