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Drug War Chronicle
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Issue #345, 7/9/04

"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: Time for Congress to Get Real
  2. In the Wake of Blakely: Federal Sentencing Chaos as Defense Attorneys, Prosecutors, Lawmakers Ponder How to Respond
  3. House Votes Down Medical Marijuana Bill -- Election Year Politics, Organized Opposition Cited
  4. International AIDS Conference Puts Focus on Thai War on Drugs
  5. Making it Official: More Initiatives Move Toward November Ballot
  6. ALERT: "Thank or Spank" Your Congressman for This Week's Medical Marijuana Vote
  7. Newsbrief: Rep. Ron Paul Brings Pain Doctor Prosecution Issue to House
  8. Newsbrief: US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects DEA Motion for New Hemp Hearing
  9. Newsbrief: Kansas Supreme Court Says Cut Methamphetamine Sentences
  10. Newsbrief: Tommy Chong Walks Out of Prison
  11. Newsbrief: Iranians Protest US, UK Blind Eye to Afghan Opium Crop
  12. Newsbrief: United Arab Emirates Ponders First Step Toward Harm Reduction
  13. Newsbrief: Head of National Drug Intelligence Center Fired
  14. Newsbrief: Prohibition as a Marketing Tool -- Camel Ad Campaign Touts "Forbidden Fruit" Appeal
  15. Newsbrief: This Week's Corrupt Cops Story
  16. Newsbrief: California Prisons "Dysfunctional," State Report Concludes
  17. Movie Opening: Maria Full of Grace
  18. Media Scan: New CSDP Ad -- Richard Paey and Rush Limbaugh
  19. This Week in History
  20. Psilocybin Cancer Research Study Still Seeking Participants
  21. The Reformer's Calendar

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