This morning I joined with members of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and delivered 52,000 petition signatures to drug czar Gil Kerlikowske on behalf of the Just Say Now campaign.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday September 16, 2010 11:45 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday September 13, 2010 11:35 am|
Nine former DEA heads held a press conference this morning to promote their letter to Eric Holder, asking the Justice Department to intervene and challenge Prop 19 if it passes. The fact is that these nine people shoulder a huge chunk of the blame for the utter and complete failure of the war on drugs that has made the situation on the Arizona border so critical. It’s quite shameless that they’d make things even worse by demagoguing the immigration law in this fashion, but it’s symptomatic of a wasteful and counterproductive bureaucracy trying to protect its power — and its enormous budget.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday August 17, 2010 9:30 am|
RT has been doing a great job of covering the brewing international crisis in Latin America caused by antiquated US drug policy, something that our media has virtually ignored. Last night Alyona Minkovski had FDL’s Michael Whitney on to discuss the Just Say Now campaign, following up a recent appearance by SSDP’s Executive Director Aaron Houston.
|By: Michael Whitney Friday August 6, 2010 4:40 pm|
This morning Aaron Houston, the executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and a leader of our Just Say Now campaign, appeared on Fox and Friends to discuss DC’s medical marijuana laws and the need to effectively regulate marijuana across the country.