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Huh?

This OpEd in the Milwaukee Journal-Star Sentinel was too bizarre to pass up. Written by freelance writer Jenny Rae Armstrong: Think pot’s harmless? Think again

It starts out as one of the standard pieces about how many people think pot is harmless, but they’re ignoring all the people dying in Mexico because of pot (really […]

Psychedelics at the Drug Policy Reform Conference

Friday was a psychedelic day for me as all three panels I attended covered current research into the use of psychedelics for cognitive, behavioral, and psychological treatment for systems ranging from end-of-life anxiety, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anorexia, cancer, depression, and addictive disorders.

One highlight for me was to hear Dennis McKenna speak twice—first on […]

The priceless among us - The Awards

The Award Dinner at the 2009 Drug Policy Alliance reform conference will be with me forever.

The award winners are:

The Edward M. Brecher Award for Achievement in the Field of Journalism: Montel Williams The Alfred R. Lindesmith Award for Achievement in the Filed of Scholarship: Jeffrey Miron The Robert C. Randall Award for Achievement […]

Reform Conference Day 2

Panel: Fundraising in a tough economy Facilitator and Panelist: Clovis Thorn (DPA), Panelists: asha bandele (DPA), David Glowka (DPA), Leonard Noisette (OSI).

This panel was interesting for me since fundraising has become a necessary evil for me in my efforts to reform drug policy on the state and local level in Illinois. I hate asking […]