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American Civil Liberties Union
Drug policy information from the ACLU.
Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy
(CFDP) A nonprofit established to act as an independent body to address drug policy issues.
Cato Institute
A nonpartisan public policy research foundation headquartered in Washington, D.C., areas of focus include the "drug war."
Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics
An international nonprofit association of people working in the public interest to protect the fundamental right to freedom of the mind, including altered states of consciousness.
Drug Enforcement Administration
(DEA) Enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States.
The Drug Library
Online library of drug policy from the Drug Reform Coordination Network.
Drug Policy Alliance
Organization working to broaden the public debate on drug policy and to promote realistic alternatives to the war on drugs based on science, compassion, public health, and human rights. The Alliance was formerly known as The Lindesmith Center - Drug Policy Foundation.
Drug Reform Coordination Network
Information about policy reform, medical marijuana, needle exchange, drug treatment, and more.
Media Awareness Project, Inc
(MAP, Inc)
National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery
(NAMA) An international organization composed of methadone maintenance patients and supporters of high-quality methadone maintenance treatment.
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
Columbia University's think tank that engages all disciplines to study every form of substance abuse as it affects society.
Office of National Drug Control Policy
(ONDCP) A component of the Executive Office of the President, establishes policies, priorities, and objectives for the U.S. drug control program.
RAND's Drug Policy Research Center
Conducts research to help community leaders and public officials develop more effective ways of dealing with drug problems by providing an empirical foundation on which sound policies can be built.
Substance Abuse Policy Research Program
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program that funds substance abuse policy research to reduce the harm caused by alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs in the U.S.
United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
(ODCCP) Works to educate the world about the dangers of drug abuse and to strengthen international action against drug production, trafficking, and drug-related crime through alternative development projects, crop monitoring, and anti-money laundering programs. Also provides accurate statistics through the Global Assessment Programme (GAP) and helps to draft legislation and train judicial officials as part of its Legal Assistance Programme.
U.S. Department of Justice National Drug Intelligence Center
National center for strategic domestic counterdrug intelligence.
World Health Organization - Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence
Established to promote mental health of the population world wide and to reduce the burden associated with mental and neurological disorders, including substance use disorders.
See Also
Medical Marijuana
Needle Exchange
Substance Use