The Drug Policy Alliance researches and compiles information about drugs and the war on drugs, because we know evidence is the foundation of sound policy.
Get reliable information about commonly used drugs, from physical effects to policies.
What would drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights look like?
The war on drugs impacts all of us. Find out how it affects you and get the resources you need.
The drug war does not negate your constitutional protections -- though it can sometimes seem that way.
The statistics add up to one clear conclusion: the war on drugs is a failure.
What do drug laws look like in other countries? How does the U.S. drug war affect international policies?