About This Show
Cannabis Curriculum, hosted by the SSDP, is a show that highlights the work students are doing to end the War on Drugs.
SSDP mobilizes and empowers students to participate in the political process, pushing for sensible policies while fighting back against a counterproductive Drug War. Uniting college campuses worldwide.
Cannabis Curriculum will feature both current SSDP students and alumni who will discuss how they are engaged in drug policy reform on the campus, local, state, federal, and international levels.
Join us in the global conversation uniting college campuses right now.
Most Recent Episode
Good Samaritan Policies
Oct 22 15
Talking with SSDP members from the University of California Davis and Virginia Commonwealth University about good samaritan policies.
Good Samaritan Policies, also known as medical amnesty, are life saving measures that enable people to make responsible decisions by sheilding them from punishment when they call for medical help during an emergency relating to alcohol or other drugs.
More than 250 college/universities and over 25 states with some form of Good Samaritan policies.
How did you first learn about GSP and what made you want to be a part of the growth?
- Introduced freshman year and witnessed first hand the measures students went through to keep themselves save from overdosing and safe from the consequences of the law.
What were the initial reaction from the students on campus when you talked to them about doing a campaign to better reform drug policies?
- They were supportive but there was much fear, apprehension and uncertainty about what would happen to them as individuals. (housing, student loans) Threats of college tuition increases played a big part in their opinions.