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Drug War Chronicle
(formerly The Week Online with DRCNet)

Issue #344, 7/2/04

"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: Under Its Own Weight
  2. Supreme Court Ruling Portends Massive Changes in Federal Sentencing -- Thousands Could Benefit from Reduced Sentences, Early Releases on Appeal
  3. Federal Judge Declares Sentencing Guidelines Unconstitutional
  4. Supreme Court to Hear Federal Government Appeal in California Medical Marijuana Case
  5. International Anti-Drugs Day Marked by Executions in China, "Revolutionary Justice" in India, Silly Stuff Elsewhere
  6. DRCNet Book Review: "Can't Find My Way Home: America in the Great Stoned Age, 1945-2000" by Martin Torgoff (Simon & Schuster, 2004, 474 Pages, Notes/Bibliography/Index, $27.95)
  7. Newsbrief: Bill Introduced in Congress Would Mandate Ten Years to Life for Some Marijuana Sales
  8. Newsbrief: New Jersey Needle Exchange Battle Continues
  9. Newsbrief: Iran Wants to Ban Water Pipes
  10. Newsbrief: European Drug Agency Punctures "Not Your Father's Marijuana" Myth
  11. Newsbrief: North Carolina Supreme Court Settles Dispute, Declares Cocaine Possession Is a Felony
  12. Media Scan: Ethan Nadelmann in National Review
  13. This Week in History
  14. The Reformer's Calendar

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