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Sanders revisits the failed War on Drugs

Sanders revisits the failed War on Drugs

Nick Zararis April 19, 2016
It should be the accepted view that the War on Drugs was both a failure and founded on false pretenses.
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Dans Foundation helps substance abusers overcome addiction

Dan’s Foundation helps substance abusers overcome addiction

Brittany Tesoriero April 17, 2016
The fear that comes with being labeled a “user” can cause addicts to retreat further into addiction. Because of this, it can be hard for those in need to reach out for help.
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The holiday for stoners and students

The holiday for stoners and students

Michael Kohut April 17, 2016
Let’s add 4/20 to the all too short list of days that us Seawolves get a break from class.
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Canadas newly elected prime minister, Justin Trudeau, pictured above, is setting the stage for a marijuana legalization process. PHOTO CREDIT: ALEX GUIBORD

It’s high time Canada legalizes marijuana

Michael Kohut November 24, 2015
Here we have a young, liberal leader in an industrialized democracy finally adjusting policy in the face of the changing tides.
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SUNY and SBU prepare for heroin overdoses

Lilly de Bruin November 24, 2014
On Stony Brook’s campus, authorities in the University Police Department and Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps said heroin is not a problem.
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Police Blotter

Police blotter for the week of Monday, Oct. 6

Kelly Frevele October 19, 2014
Every week, The Statesman publishes notable crimes from the University Police Department crime log. These are the crimes for the week of Oct. 6.
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Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Aug. 18

Kelly Frevele September 4, 2014

On Monday, Aug. 18, an individual was found in possession of three bags of heroin and eight hypodermic needles. This resulted in an arrest at the University Hospital. On Monday, Aug. 18, the campus...

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