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Other Drug Policy Lists
- Media Awareness Project - MAP tracks published news related to drug policy, an amazingly useful service
- DRCNet Mailing Lists - DRCTalk is one of the older, more trafficked drug policy lists
- November Coalition List - Focusing on drug war prisoners and their families
- mmj-list - From CannabisMD.org, focused specifically on medical marijuana
A hotbed of cannabis activism, Washington State is home to many organizations working to bring about rational drug policy. Here are some things to get involved with:
Cannabis Defense Coalition has been very active lately. They focus on courtroom observation and medical marijuana activism.
The November Coalition, based in Colville, is a national reform group and works with prisoners and families.
SpoCannabis is a medical marijuana activist group in Spokane.
King Co. Bar Association Drug Policy Project has done amazing work educating the "suits" about the failure of our prohibition model of drug policy, and the need for a regulatory model of drug policy.
Seattle Hempfest is the third weekend in August on Seattle's waterfront.
Olympia Hempfest is a week after Seattle's big bash.