Women and College Students Say Alcohol-Related Sexual Assaults are Being Fueled by Marijuana Prohibition

eNews Park Forest - 'I have been volunteering for rape crisis centers and hotlines throughout my time in college, and I can't remember a single story that did not involve alcohol,' said Texas Tech University student Shannon Drew. 'Never has a victim listed marijuana as a contributing factor to an assault. Not once.'

DENVER—(ENEWSPF)—April 25, 2011.  This Tuesday, April 26th, women, college students, and advocates around the nation will speak out against laws and policies they believe fuel sexual violence by steering people toward using alcohol -- a major contributor to incidents of sexual assault and date rape -- and away from using marijuana, a substance never linked to sexual violence. 

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"I have been volunteering for rape crisis centers and hotlines throughout my time in college, and I can't remember a single story that did not involve alcohol," said Texas Tech University student Shannon Drew.  "Never has a victim listed marijuana as a contributing factor to an assault. Not once." 

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