Take Action to End the War on Drugs


Help end the war on drugs by letting your representatives, family, and friends know that you stand for drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights.

Current Action Alerts

Call on Pres. Obama to appoint a replacement for Attorney General Holder who will take drug policy reform to the next level.

Take action now and demand that Secretary Hagel end the program that fosters excessive police militarization.

Urge your U.S Senators to vote in favor of legislation that would reform disastrous mandatory minimum drug sentencing policies.

Urge DEA Administrator Leonhart to let medical marijuana research move forward without delay.

Tell your member of Congress to support marijuana law reform.

Activist Toolkits

Want to spread the word and build the movement to end the war on drugs? Our activist toolkits provide talking points and other basic tools to help you advocate for change. 

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Latest Victories

Medical Marijuana in New York

In June 2014, New York became the 23rd state with a medical marijuana law. DPA's New York policy office worked with allies across the state to bring the voices of patients, providers and caregivers to the legislature and governor's office. The bill passed and was signed despite significant opposition from leaders in Albany. Although the bill has limitations, if implemented well and quickly could help thousands of New Yorkers with serious illnesses and debilitating conditions.