Daily Archives: November 14, 2009


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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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