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Pubdate: Fri, 25 Apr 2008
Source: DrugSense Weekly (DSW)
Website: http://www.drugsense.org

HOT OFF THE 'NET

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AMERICA'S GULAG JUST KEEPS GROWING

By Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance

The U.S. dwarfs the rest of the world when it comes to locking up its 
citizens, due in large part to madness of our incarceration policies.

http://alternet.org/drugreporter/83434/

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CANADIAN COURT RULES SNIFFER-DOG SEARCHES ARE UNLAWFUL

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that two random searches 
conducted by dog sniffers were unlawful.

http://drugsense.org/url/90i8augi

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FEDS BRING AN OUNCE OF SANITY TO DRUG LAWS WITH THE SECOND CHANCE ACT

By Malakkar Vohryzek

Why are we still incarcerating people who use controlled substances, 
when we have ample evidence that this "cure" is worse than the "disease"?

http://alternet.org/drugreporter/83187/

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'GATEWAY' TO WASHINGTON

The last two presidents and two of the current candidates have either 
used illegal substances or have had substance abuse problems. Does 
this show that winners don't always refuse to use drugs? Jacob Sullum 
and Charles "Cully" Stimson debate.

http://drugsense.org/url/A2JJ1vwu

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420 VANCOUVER BC 2008 FULL LENGTH MUSIC VIDEO WITH PICTURES

http://www.jointpapers.com/420%20Videos.html

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DPA vs. ONDCP

DPA Executive Director Ethan Nadelmann goes head to head with David 
Murray, chief scientist for the Office of National Drug Control 
Policy in this live debate recorded in Chicago earlier this month.

http://www.drugpolicy.org/docUploads/041408EthanGOAt.mp3

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DRUG TRUTH NETWORK

Century of Lies- 04/22/08 - David Duncan

Doctor David F. Duncan discusses the lack of valid science to support 
the policy of drug war.

http://www.drugtruth.net/cms/?q=node/1859

Cultural Baggage Radio Show- 04/23/08 - Norm Kent

Norm Kent of NORML at 420 Fest, Dan Bernath of MPP, Doug McVay with 
Drug War Facts, Philippe Lucas of VICS & Eddy Lepp - exonerated of 
largest ever DEA MJ bust.

http://www.drugtruth.net/cms/?q=node/1860

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UN CND: FINAL HUMAN RIGHTS RESOLUTION EMERGES IN DILUTED FORM

Transform Drug Policy Foundation

At March's UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna I had witnessed 
at first hand the painful process of some of the more progressive 
countries trying to have a resolution on human rights compliance in 
international drug policy adopted, against the express wishes of 
small group of opposing countries, perhaps unsurprisingly made up 
largely of some of the world's most notorious human rights abusers.

http://drugsense.org/url/MzbQzokD

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHEDELIC STUDIES NEWS APRIL 2008

The April 2008 MAPS Email News Update is now available online. This 
issue, written by David Jay Brown, discusses - among other things - 
new developments spawned by MAPS participation in the WPF 2008, the 
recent Paris Hallucinations conference, the potential for a new MAPS 
sponsored MDMA/PTSD study in France, the 2007 Entheon Village report, 
MAPS' Psychedelic Emergency Services programs, Sasha Shulgin's recent 
open-heart surgery, and the fantastic new art for sale in the MAPS 
Webstore from Carolyn Mary Kleefeld, Brummbaer, and Dean Chamberlain.

http://www.maps.org/sys/nq.pl?id=1558&fmt=stdnews

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WHAT YOU CAN DO THIS WEEK

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NO MORE MARIJUANA ARRESTS

Congress is considering the first marijuana decriminalization bill in 
25 years. Urge your representative to support it!

http://drugsense.org/url/HejtFwff 
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MAP posted-by: Richard Lake