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Last weekend's BBC segment got postponed but is now schedule for this Sunday, March 19, at 2:00GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). The BBC program "Have Your Say" will discuss the global drug trade in "Can the War on Drugs Be Won?" The segment will feature UNDCP chief Antonio Maria Costa as well as drug reformers Danny Kushlick of Transform and Jack Cole of LEAP. Visit http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/default.stm for a webcast and http://newsforums.bbc.co.uk/nol/thread.jspa?threadID=1261 to participate in the online discussion before and during the show.

"State drug reform law needs to reform ... itself," editorial by 15 To Life author Anthony Papa in Newsday

A drug war prisoner takes to the net, with the help of the "We Believe Group"

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