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

Tell your Senators to cosponsor the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act.

The government should not be able to seize property from innocent people. Help end policing for profit.

Tell Pres. Obama it's time for the DEA to move past its old fear mongering ways, and embrace policies grounded in health and human rights.

The CARERS Act is the first-ever bill in the U.S. Senate to let states legalize marijuana for medical use.

Pressure President Obama to free people behind bars for drug law violations.

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.