There are many other ways you can help to promote compassionate, evidence-based drug policies.
The Obama-Biden Transition wants to hear from you. Use their ‘Open for Questions’ tool to ask a question about a policy or issue that’s important to you.
December is the 75th anniversary of when America’s leaders had the good sense to end alcohol prohibition. Today, we have another ineffective, harmful and expensive prohibition, the “war on drugs.” LEAP has made it easy for you to take action and let your legislators know that we can’t afford prohibition in these tough economic times. Visit www.WeCanDoItAgain.net for more information.
Facebook users can help by signing the Students for Sensible Drug Policy petition Obama: Fix U.S. Drug Policy!
The website change.org is conducting a vote on the legalization of cannabis.
Learn more from NORML
Please explore the following links for more information, ideas and organizations that would welcome your participation.
- Americans for Safe Access
- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is an aggressive media and grassroots campaign designed to force the Bush Administration to back off its anti-medical marijuana campaign and to grant states the right to choose and govern medical marijuana laws.
- DRCN Drug Library
- World’s Largest Online Drug Policy Library
- Drug Policy Alliance
- Find out how what you can do to oppose the drug war by visiting the web’s premier destination for information about drug policies based on science, common sense and human rights.
- Drug War Facts
- Read the drug war facts with your web browser, download selected chapters or the whole Factbook in Adobe PDF format, or have the chapters sent to you via email.
- Harm Reduction Coalition
- The Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that promotes the health and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use.
- Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative
- Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative (IDPI) Our purpose is to organize people of faith to promote drug policy reform – moving from prohibition laws toward reasonable and compassionate drug regulation, education and treatment.
- Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
- Current and former members of law enforcement who support drug regulation rather than prohibition.
- Managing Pain : A Project of Common Sense for Drug Policy
- Pain management: where healthcare and drug control policies intersect.
- Marijuana Policy Project
- The Marijuana Policy Project’s purpose is to develop and promote policies to minimize the harm associated with marijuana use and minimize the harm associated with the prohibition on marijuana consumption.
- Media Awareness Project, The
- MAP works to ensure more balanced and accurate media coverage of drug policy issues and maintains a comprehensive archive of drug policy news and many free e-mail subscription services.
- Medical Marijuana ProCon.org
- Medical Marijuana Pro/Con (formerly known as MarijuanaInfo.org), is a research project of ProCon.org, a 501(c)3 pending non-profit, non-partisan private foundation, without government affiliation of any kind.
- National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
- Since its founding in 1970, NORML has provided a voice in the public policy debate for those Americans who oppose marijuana prohibition and favor an end to the practice of arresting marijuana smokers. A nonprofit public-interest advocacy group, NORML represents the interests of the tens of millions of Americans who smoke marijuana responsibly.
- November Coalition, The
- The November Coalition is a grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about the destructive increase in prison population in the United States and the steady erosion of our civil rights and freedoms by the federal government. We are dedicated to the preservation of the Constitution of the United States, the Bill of Rights and to the power of the several states. November Coalition seeks to inform the citizenry – particularly those who may be complacent – on the present and impending dangers of an overly powerful federal authority acting far beyond its constitutional constraints.
- Stop the Drug War.org
- The Drug Reform Coordination Network is the central Internet resource for drug reform activism. Learn why prohibition is a failure, and what you can do to help end the disastrous Drug War.
- Students for Sensible Drug Policy
- Students for Sensible Drug Policy is committed to providing education on harms caused by the War on Drugs, working to involve youth in the political process, and promoting an open, honest, and rational discussion of alternative solutions to our nation’s drug problems.