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Jennifer Gonnerman tells the story of Rockefeller Drug Law prisoner Ashley O'Donoghue and his mother Cheri in "The Reluctant Activist," Village Voice, May 25:
http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0421/gonnerman.php

Bill Piper of Drug Policy Alliance opines on the fate of DC's Measure 62, in "A Model Measure vs. the Mayor," Washington Post, May 21:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A46704-2004May21.html

Reason's Nick Gillespie reviews Martin Torgoff's "Can't Find My Way Home: America in the Great Stoned Age" for The Washington Post, May 23:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A42448-2004May20.html

Marsha Rosenbaum expounds on "Fallback Strategy for Teens Who Say Yes to Drugs" in the San Francisco Chronicle, May 21:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/05/21/EDGM06PHN71.DTL

Matthew Briggs of Drug Policy Alliance publishes "From Abu Ghraib to Your Local Prison: Phony Stories, Real War," May 20 in CommonDreams.org:
http://www.commondreams.org/views04/0520-06.htm

"The User's Voice," a harm reduction newsletter published by UK-based John Mordaunt Trust, goes online:
http://www.usersvoice.org.uk

Harm Reduction Journal, an online, peer-reviewed international journal of original research and scholarship on drug use and its consequences for individuals, communities, and larger populations, edited by Dr. Ernest Drucker:
http://www.harmreductionjournal.com

LA Times covers Judge Gray's bid for the US Senate:
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gray24may24,1,3451493.story?coll=la-home-local

DOJ's Bureau of Justice Statistics reports on prison and jail inmates in 2003:
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/pub/press/pjim03pr.htm

Paula Simon writes on "War on Our Community: The Education Battlefront," San Francisco Bay View, May 19
http://www.sfbayview.com/051904/educationbattlefront051904

New York Times Magazine's "The Ethicist" on federal prosecutor's second thoughts about drug laws:
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/23/magazine/23ETHICIST.html

The Lancet on "Cannabis Induced Political Syndrome":
http://www.thelancet.com/journal/vol363/iss9421/full/llan.363.9421.editorial=_and_review.29597.1

Video footage from the Vancouver "Beyond Prohibition" conference:
http://www.pot-tv.net/archive/series/pottvseries-131-0.html

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