Georgetown alumnus publishes book on 70s marijuana smugglers

Georgetown alumnus¬†Jason Ryan‘s first book “Jackpot: High Times, High Seas, and the Sting That Launched the War on Drugs” tells the story of “gentlemen smugglers,” southern marijuana drug lords who smuggled pot on yachts in the 70s and early 80s. The book is thoroughly researched, and includes in depth profiles of dealer personalities, along ¬†with […]

Georgetown student debates drug czar at press conference

During a press conference last Thursday, Daniel Pacheco (SCS ’11) confronted National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske about long-standing drug policies in America. Pacheco, a Colombian graduate student studying public relations and corporate communications, said that he was “looking to make a statement” about drug policy reform. “The United States is the largest drug […]