Drug Policy Alliance Outlines Priorities for the Biden-Harris Administration’s First 100 Days

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) released a list of priorities it is urging the Biden-Harris Administration to prioritize, particularly during its first 100 days in office. “We look forward to working in partnership with the Biden-Harris administration to pass meaningful drug policy reforms that will shift the focus away from the […]

Drug Policy Alliance Outlines Priorities for the Biden-Harris Administration’s First 100 Days

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) released a list of priorities it is urging the Biden-Harris Administration to prioritize, particularly during its first 100 days in office. “We look forward to working in partnership with the Biden-Harris administration to pass meaningful drug policy reforms that will shift the focus away from the […]

Red Ribbon Week & COVID-19: Abstinence over Health Literacy in Times of a Pandemic

Decades of youth abstinence pledges have stifled generations of Americans’ ability to think critically about their own health. Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign in the United States, finds itself egregiously out of touch this year. Founded in 1985 by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and powered by the National Family Partnership (NFP), the […]

DPA Joins State & Municipal Cannabis Regulators in Calling on Congress to Prioritize Federal Marijuana Reform

Federal Leadership is Necessary to Responsibly & Equitably Manage Challenges Related to Public Health & Safety, Industry Oversight, Equitable Licensing & More Washington, D.C. – Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) joined state and municipal cannabis regulators from across the country in calling on Congress to prioritize federal marijuana reform by passing the Marijuana Opportunity […]

DPA Joins State & Municipal Cannabis Regulators in Calling on Congress to Prioritize Federal Marijuana Reform

Federal Leadership is Necessary to Responsibly & Equitably Manage Challenges Related to Public Health & Safety, Industry Oversight, Equitable Licensing & More Washington, D.C. – Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) joined state and municipal cannabis regulators from across the country in calling on Congress to prioritize federal marijuana reform by passing the Marijuana Opportunity […]

Drug Policy Alliance Statement on Launch of DEA’s Project Safeguard

Effort is Latest Attempt by Agency to Escalate the Failed Drug War that Continues to Ravage Vulnerable Communities Washington, D.C. – In response to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announcing the launch of Project Safeguard—another attempt at escalating the failed drug war, which continues to ravage vulnerable communities—Maritza Perez, Director of the Office of National […]

Drug Policy Alliance Statement on Launch of DEA’s Project Safeguard

Effort is Latest Attempt by Agency to Escalate the Failed Drug War that Continues to Ravage Vulnerable Communities Washington, D.C. – In response to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announcing the launch of Project Safeguard—another attempt at escalating the failed drug war, which continues to ravage vulnerable communities—Maritza Perez, Director of the Office of National […]

Statement on New CDC Data Showing Concerning Increase in Overdose Deaths

Raises Red Flag that COVID-19 Likely Exacerbating the Already Devastating Overdose Crisis New York, NY – In response to new preliminary CDC data showing an increase in drug overdose deaths in a 12-month period, including a sharp increase during the first three months of 2020, Jules Netherland, PhD, Managing Director of the Department of Research […]

Statement on New CDC Data Showing Concerning Increase in Overdose Deaths

Raises Red Flag that COVID-19 Likely Exacerbating the Already Devastating Overdose Crisis New York, NY – In response to new preliminary CDC data showing an increase in drug overdose deaths in a 12-month period, including a sharp increase during the first three months of 2020, Jules Netherland, PhD, Managing Director of the Department of Research […]

Drug Policy Alliance & JustLeadershipUSA Lead Extensive Coalition of Organizations Representing Directly Impacted People in Calling on Congress to Support Marijuana Reform

House Must Pass the MORE Act When it Comes Up for a Floor Vote Following November Election Washington, D.C. – Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) and JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) led a group of 34 organizations founded and led by people directly impacted by the country’s criminal legal system in urging members of Congress to support comprehensive […]