YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Drug Policy
  • Hamline University SSDP Hosts “Deep Web” Movie Night

    I first had the opportunity to see Lyn Ulbricht speak at a Students for Sensible Drug Policy conference in Washington D.C. last spring. Ulbricht is a libertarian activist who is fighting for the release of her incarcerated son Ross Ulbricht, who is currently serving a life sentence for allegedly operating the Silk Road, the first …

  • Vanderbilt University 4/20 Bake Sale

    For the last tabling event of the year, the Vanderbilt chapter of YAL decided to host our annual 4/20 bake sale. Seeing as 4/20 is the unofficial day of marijuana awareness, we decided it would be fitting to promote the motto “legalize choice” in terms of drug usage. As such, we also gave away delicious …

  • Forcing Internet Providers to Filter Pornography Would Prove Disastrous

    In light of Prime Minister Cameron’s announcement last week that Britain has asked their country’s Internet service providers (ISP) to filter all pornography before it reaches civilians computers, an interesting, and somewhat ignorant, debate has sparked here on our own soil. Should our ISPs be required to do the same? If one inquired of any …

  • Free Roger Christie!

    Hawai’i’s “Marijuana Minister” Roger Christie was arrested in Hilo, Hawai’i for possession and distribution of marijuana in July 2010, and he was held without bail or trial in Honolulu Federal Detention Center for more than two years. Hawai’i State representative, Sam Slom (R), has submitted resolution ‘SR 12’ to release Roger Christie and initiate an …

  • Medical Marijuana Protest

    This week YAL @ the University of Kansas helped organize a protest at the Capital building in Kansas to push for the legalization of medical marijuana, which has been shown to be a potential cure for cancer. Our main focus was helping YAL @ Washburn University gain membership and establish an official chapter. Bryan Lunzmann, a …

  • Dutch Lawmakers to Ban Foreigners from Coffee Houses

    Pot enthusiasts around the world today are bracing for a new law that will bar foreigners from the famed Dutch coffee shops beginning at the end of this year. By order of the Dutch Parliament, coffee shops throughout the country, more famous for the multiple varieties of marijuana than the varieties of coffee, will be …