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To learn more about drug policy, we invite you to visit the sites below. Please note that these links are provided for educational use, and do not constitute endorsement of the linked organizations by DRCNet, or vice-versa.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy is a rapidly growing organization with chapters on over 160 campuses.

The November Coalition is an organization of drug war prisoners and their families and friends.

The Marijuana Policy Project, a national lobbying organization working to "minimize the harm associated with marijuana."

Harm reduction organization helping people in the "dance" community stay healthy through education on safety precautions and testing to avoid tainted drugs.

Common Sense for Drug Policy is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to expanding discussion on drug policy by resonating the voices of those raising questions about existing law and educating the public about alternatives to current policies.

The Lindesmith Center-Drug Policy Foundation, headed by well known drug policy reform advocate Ethan Nadelmann.

The Harm Reduction Coalition is a national organization promoting a compassionate, realistic, respectful approach to substance abuse problems.

Foundation devoted to promoting solutions to problems facing the criminal justice system, assisting policymakers, criminal justice professionals and the public about preventing crime and improving the quality of justice through educational programs, publications and the news media.

The Transnational Radical Party is a Europe-wide non-governmental organization with consultative status at the United Nations.

Families Against Mandatory Minimums, a national organization working for repeal of mandatory minimum sentences and reform of the federal sentencing guidelines.

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, an organization promoting research into medical uses of psychedelics and marijuana, founded by DRCNet Advisory Board member Rick Doblin.

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, the oldest major drug policy reform organization.

Map Inc.
Drugsense and its Media Awareness Project is an Internet-based participatory organization focusing on letters to the editor and tracking and archiving news coverage of drug policy. MAP grew out of efforts taking place on DRCNet's discussion groups and is now an independent project.

Unitarian Universalists for Drug Policy Reform is an organization raising awareness of drug policy issues in the Unitarian Universalist community and organizing UUs to speak out.

DrugText was the first major online drug policy library and is sponsored by the Foundation for Drug Policy & Human Rights in Amsterdam. Created by DRCNet Advisory Board member Mario Lap.

A campaign founded by parents and business professionals to de-demonize marijuana by providing truthful information about marijuana and marijuana prohibition via billboards and banner ads.

Connecticut-based organization doing public speaking on legalization and other drug policy topics.

The war on drugs has failed.  We must make peace, heal our wounds, and changed our laws.
ReconsiDer is a New York statewide membership organization sponsoring speakers, holding forums and doing media work.

Coalition opposing New York state's draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws.

A forum where policy alternatives to the war on drugs can be discussed by academicians, policy analysts, public office holders and other interested citizens. Statewide membership organization.

the Drug Policy Forum of Hawai'i
The Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii seeks to serve the public by providing information and encouraging the widest possible discussion of current drug policies and alternatives.

A New Mexico non-profit educational organization providing accurate information on drugs and drug control social policy to policy makers, political leaders, health and legal professionals, educators, business leaders, families, and young people of New Mexico.

The Tri-State Drug Policy Forum, formerly the Drug Policy Forum of Pennsylvania is an organization that seeks to educate the public on drug issues in an effort to develop a more sensible and humane drug policy.

An association of lawyers and judges encouraging examination of the consequences of the drug war.

Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse - A Rational Approach to the                    Issues of Drug Use & It's Effect On The Family
Founded in 1982 to address the multifaceted issues of drug use, misuse, and abuse, MAMA stresses an approach to ALL substances based on personal responsibility and informed decision making, with respect for human dignity.

International association of people working to protect the fundamental right to freedom of thought. 

Transform is a U.K. membership-based organization seeking to repeal drug prohibition and to replace it with a truly effective system of regulation and control.

The Dogwood Center is a research organization studying the impact of drug injection-related HIV/AIDS, the neglected area of prevention.

A network of groups and individuals concerned about the impact of drug policy on families, women and children. 

An association of professionals, including attorneys, physicians, biochemists, economists, accountants, sociologists, psychologists, and business leaders, encourages other professionals to examine and discuss drug policy.

American Society for Action on Pain
Organization assisting pain patients and advocating for adequate opioid pain treatment for all who need it.

National political party that advocates drug legalization as part of an overall small-government platform.

Human Rights & the Drug War, a project of HR '95, is an extensive photo gallery of drug war injustices.

The Kemba Smith Youth Foundation and the Kemba Smith Justice Project seek to educate youth on the dangers of mandatory minimum sentences and to secure justice for nonviolent drug offenders.

The Andean Information Network  monitors US policies and their consequences in the Andean region with special  emphasis on Bolivia, and disseminates this information to concerned individuals and groups around the world.

The North American Syringe Exchange Network, connecting needle exchange programs all over the continent.

A site devoted to site is to advancing debate about the famous libertarian's ideas and their practical implications. 

The Chicago Recovery Alliance, Chicago's needle exchange and harm reduction program.

Safe Works AIDS Project, Minneapolis' needle exchange program.

Forfeiture Endangers American Rights, a national organization working for reform of the nation's draconian asset forfeiture laws.

ACLU Freedom Network
The American Civil Liberties Union is the premier organization defending civil liberties in the United States.

National Alliance of Methadone Advocates, a national organization advocating deregulation and greater societal acceptance of methadone maintenance as an addiction treatment modality.

Think for Yourself, a reading room on drug Prohibition, developed by the late and much-missed Jim Rosenfield.

Housing Works
New York-based organization providing housing to homeless people living with AIDS or HIV.

The International Harm Reduction Association is an international professional association for individuals and organizations concerned with the development of drug policies to reduce the harmful consequences of drug use and current drug policies.

The Washington Office on Latin America is an organization monitoring human rights and US policy in Latin America, and has published many reports critical of the War on Drugs.

Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch has a Drugs and Human Rights project that monitors human rights abuses related to drug policy, both internationally and in the United States.

Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform
Australian organization of people who have lost loved ones to drug abuse and advocate for non-criminal approaches to the drug problem.

Drug Aid
Australian directory and philosophical discussion and analysis of drug abuse treatments and services.

(Please send us e-mail if there is a site you think should be included here. We can't guarantee that we will take your suggestions, but we would like to hear them and will give them full consideration. We are working on a more comprehensive page of links that will have more state and local groups and other sources of information.)