UNGASS: Public Letter to Kofi Annan - Signatories


Domingo Cavallo

Graciela Fernandez Meijide
Member of Congress

Irma Fidela Parentella
Member of Congress

Gustavo Hurtado
Coordinación Ejecutiva del Programa de Drogadependencia de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Carlos Juan Moneta
Permanent Secretary of the Latin American Economic System (SELA)

Adolfo Perez Esquivel
Nobel Laureate (Peace, 1980)

Graciela TouzU
President, Intercambios


Dick Adams
House of Representatives, National Parliament

Lyn Allison
Senator, National Parliament

Peter Baume
Former Cabinet Minister; Chancellor, Australian National University

Kevin Berry
Olympic Gold Medallist

Ald. Pru Bonham
Deputy Lord Mayor, Hobart

Ted Bramble
Lawyer, Civil Libertarian

Peter Brooks
Dean, Health Sciences, University of Queensland

John Brumby
Leader of the Opposition, Victoria

Ita Buttrose
Journalist, author

John Cain
Former Premier, Victoria

Kate Carnell
Chief Minister, Australian Capital Territory

Dr. Greg B. Chesher

Assoc. Prof. Macdonald J. Christie
Department of Pharmacology, University of Sydney

Peter Cleeland
Former Politician

Barney Cooney
Senator from Victoria

Dr. Nick Crofts
Public researcher

Robyn Davies
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University

Paul Deany
Executive Officer, Asian Harm Reduction Network

Mary Delahunty

Ivor Deverson
Lord Mayor, Melbourne

Bob Douglas
Professor of Epidemiology, Australian National University

Greg Hamilton
Consultancy Manager, Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University

Melissa Raven
Lecturer, Addiciton Studies Coordinator, National Centre for Education & Training on Addiction

Charles Roberts
Coordinator, Health for Injectors in the Northern Territory, Darwin

Libby Topp
Doctoral Candidate, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and School of Psychology, University of new South Wales, Sydney

Dr. Jeff Ward
Division of Psychology, Australian National University

Dr. Alex Wodak

Phillip Dunn QC

Paul Ellercamp

Peter Fritz
Founder and Managing Director, TCG Group of Companies

Dr. Peter Graham
General Practitioner

Randolph Griffiths
Former Sydney City Councillor

Sir Rubert Hamer
Former Premier, Victoria

Susan Irvine
Senior Lecturer, Public Health

Harry Jenkins
House of Representatives, National Parliament

Michael Kirby, AC CMG
President, International Commission of Jurists

Joan Kirner
Former Premier, Victoria

John Konrads
Olympic Gold Medallist

Professor Jara Krivanek
Technical University of Ostrava Czech Republic

Steve Leeder
Dean, Medical Faculty, Sydney University

Helen Lochhead

Frank Merlino
Mayor, City of Whittlesea

Michael Moore
Minister for Health and Community Care, Australian Capital Territory

David Penington
Former Vice Chancellor, Melbourne University

Ron Penny
Professor of Immunology, University of New South Wales

Bronwyn Pike
Executive Officer, Evatt Centre

Phil Puna

Dr. Adrian Reynolds

Robert Richter QC

Leo Schofield
Director, Sydney Festival

Richard Smallwood
Former President, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Dr. Nadia Solowij
National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW

John Spatchurst
Principal, Spatchurst Design Associates

Bill Stronach
Australian Drug Foundation

Tony Trimingham

Charles Watson
Dean Health Sciences Curtin University

David White
Former Politician

Michael Willesee
TV Broadcaster

Charles Williams
Dean of Law, Monash University

Neville Wran
Former Premier, New South Wales


Alfred Springer
University Professor; Research Director, LBI Sucht (Addiction Research)

Marianne Springer-Kremser
University Professor


Yves Cartuyvels
Professor of Penal Law, University of Saint-Louis, Brussels

Stanley Crossick
Chairman, European Policy Centre

Vincent Decroly
Member of Parliament, Brussels

Christine Guillain
Attorney, Researcher, School of the Criminological Sciences, Free University of


Dan Kaminski
School of Criminology, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve

Philippe Mary
Professor of Criminology, Vice-President, School of Crimininological Sciences, Free University of Brussels

Patrick Moriau
Member of Parliament, Mayor of Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont

Ilya Prigogine
Emeritus professor physical chemistry, Free University of Brussels; Nobel Laureate (Chemistry, 1977)

Olivier Ralet
Former head, PEDDRO drug prevention project, UNESCO/European Union

Micheline Roelandt

Sonja Snacken
Ph.D., Professor of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Free University of Brussels

Isabelle Stengers
Philosopher, Free University of Brussels; Winner "Grand Prix de Philosophie de

L'Académie Française

Lode Van Outrive
Emeritus Professor of Criminology, Leuven University; Former Member of the European Parliament


Antonio Aranibar Quiroga
Former Foreign Minister

Edgar Camacho Omiste
Former Ambassador to the OAS

Roger Cortez-Hurtado
Former Member of Congress

Juan del Granado
Member of Congress

Alfonso Ferrufino Valderrama
Former Vice-President of the Bolivian House of Representatives

Horst Grebe Lopez
Former Cabinet Minister

Lidya Gueiler Tejada
Former President of Bolivia

Roberto Moscoso Valderrama
Member of Congress

Ricardo Paz Ballivian
Former Member of Congress

Carlos Julio Quiroga Blanco
Member of Congress

Guillermo Richter A.
Former Senator

Gonzalo Ruiz
Member of Congress

Manuel Suarez Avila
Member of Congress

Felix Vasquez Mamani
Member of Congress


Domingos Bernado G. da Silva

Pedro Casaldaliga
Catholic Bishop of São Felix do Araquaia

Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva
Presidential Candidate, Brazil; Honorary President of the Workers Party

Ana Magnólia Bezerrá Mendés
Assistant Professor, University of Brasilia

Dr. Cassia Maria Buchalla
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Sao Paulo

Fabio Mesquita
Researcher, University of São Paulo, Brasil; Executive Director of the Latin American Harm Reduction Network

Vera Paiva
Professor of Psychology, Univeristy of Sao Paulo

Dr. JosU Ricardo de C.M. Ayres
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Sao Paulo

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro


Frank Addario
Criminal Lawyer

Chris Axworthy
Member of Parliament, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Marie-Andrée Bertrand
Professor Emeritus of Criminology, University of Montreal; President, International

Antiprohibitionist League, Montreal, Quebec

Barry L. Beyerstein
Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.

Neil Boyd
Professor, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

J.A. Browne
Parent, Burlington, Ontario

C. Michael Bryan
Fromerly Special Assistant, Commission of Inquiry into the Non-Mecial Use of Drugs (Le

Dain Commission); Senior Policy Analyst (Narcotic Control Policy), Health Protection

Branch, Health Canada

Paul Burstein
Criminal Lawyer

Sharon Carstairs
Senator, former Chair, Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Senate of Canada

John W. Conroy
Barrister & Solicitor, Mission , B.C.

Paul Copeland
Lawyer; Columnist on Drug Law, Ontario Criminal Lawyers' Association Newsletter, Toronto

Laura Cowan, RN
Executive Director of Street Health, Toronto, Ontario

Libby Davies
Member of Parliament, Vancouver-East

Jonathan Dawe
Barrister, Toronto, Ontario

Denise De Pape

Bev Desjarlais
Member of Parliament, Manitoba

Marion Dewar
HAIA Oxfam Canada, Ottawa

Jari Dvorek
Medical Marijuana Activist, Toronto

Richard Elliott
President, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Toronto

Patricia G. Erickson
Senior Scientist, Addiction Research Foundation, Division of the Addiction and Mental

Health Services Corporation, Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto

Michael Farrance
Addictions Coordinator, City of Toronto Hostels Division, Toronto

Glenn A. Gilmour
Lawyer, Ottawa

Yvon Godin
Member of Parliament, Bathhurst, NB

Irene Goldstone
B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver

Dr. Richard Gould
Community Medicine Specialist, Toronto

Edward L. Greenspan, QC
Senior Partner, Greenspan, Nenein & White, Toronto

Dave Haans
Candidate, Dept of Sociology, University of Toronto

Catherine Hankins
Public Health Epidemiologist, Chair of the Canadian Task Force on HIV and Injection Drug Use, Montreal

David Harvey
Oakville, Ontario

Shaun Hopkins
Manager, The Works

Carey Ker
Information Technology Analyst, Toronto

Andrew J. Rapoch
Former President, National Organization for the Reform of the Marijuana Laws (NORML), Ottawa, Ontario

Jane Jacobs

Frank Jones
Department of Political Studies, Queen's Univ at Kingston, Ontario

Ralf Jorgens
Executive Director, Canadian HIV/AIDS, Legal Network, Montreal

J. Robertt. Kellerman
Law Union of Ontario, Steering Committee

Perry Kendall
Former president, Addiction Research Foundation, Victoria

Rick Laliberte
Member of Parliament, Churchill River, Beauval, Saskatchewan

Pierre Landreville
Professer of Criminology, University of Montreal

Wendy Lill
Member of Parliament, Dartmouth

Dennis Long
President, Ontario Federation of Community Addictions and Mental Health Programs; Executive Director, Breakaway Substance Abuse Treatment Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Paul MacPhee
Co-Chair AIDS Action Now!, Toronto, Ontario

Craig McLeod

Peter Mancini
Member or Parliament

Ron Mann
Filmmaker, Toronto

Patrick Martin
Member of Parliament, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Vishnu Mathur
T.V. Producer, Toronto

Alexa McDonough
Member of Parliament, Federal Leader of New Democratic Party, Ottawa, Canada

Ruth Morris
Education Director, Toronto

Lorne Nystrom
Member of Parliament, N.D.P., Qu'Appelle, Regina, Saskatchewan

Eugene Oscapella
Lawyer, former Chair, Law Reform Commission of Canada Drug Policy

George Panagpa
F.U.M Group - Parkdale Comunity Health Center

John C. Polanyi
Nobel Laureate (Chemistry, 1986)

Gil Puder
Police Officer, Abbotsford, BC

Diane Riley
International Harm Reduction Association, Toronto

Svend Robinson
Member of Parliament, New Democratic Party of Canada, Burnaby-Douglas

Greg Robinson
Co-Chair AIDS Action Now!, Toronto

Dr. David Roy
Director, Centre for Bioethics, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal

Clayton Ruby
Lawyer, Toronto

Gordon S. Earle
Member of Parliament, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dr. John S. Millar
Provincial Health Officer, Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors, Victoria, British Columbia

Pat Sanagan
Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant

Jan Skirrow
Consultant; Former CEO Alberta Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission; Deputy Minister of Community and Occupational Health, Alberta; Founding CEO Canadian Centre on Substance

Abuse, Duncan, BC

Robert St-Pierre
HIV Program Coordinator, Canadian Hemophilia Society, Montreal

Terence Stewart
Canadian Aids Society, Ottawa

Peter Stoffer
Member of Parliament - New Democratic Party of Canada

Neev Tapiero
Medical Cannabis Activist and Dispenser, Toronto

Jeannette Tossounian
MUM (Marijuana Used for Medicine), Kitchener, Ontario

Elaine Vautour
Counsellor, Toronto, Ontario

James A. Wakeford
AIDS Activist, Toronto

Judy Wasylycia-Leis
Member of Parliament, Winnipeg

Dr. Jonathan Wouk
Ottawa, Ontario

Isabel Allende

Ariel Dorfman

Spencer So
Community Drug Advisory Council

Arturo Alape

Gustavo Alvarez Gardeazabal
Governor, Department of Valle de Cauca

Belisario Betancur
Former President

Juan Manuel Santos
President, Fundacion Buen Gobierno

Alvaro Mutis

Augusto Ramirez Ocampo
Former Foreign Minister; National Recociliation Commission

Costa Rica
Oscar Arias
Former President of Costa Rica; Nobel Laureate (Peace, 1987)


Hans Henrik Brydensholt
High Court Judge, Former Director of the Danish Prison and Probation Service, Former

Head of Section in the Danish Ministry of Justice

Bjørn Elmquist
Former Member of Parliament and Chairman of Parliamentary Permanent Committee on Justice

Jørgen Jepsen
Centre of Alcohol & Drug Research, University of Aarhus

Erik Merlung
District Attorney, Copenhagen

Erling Olsen
Former Minister of Justice, Former Chairman of the Danish Parliament, Former Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen

Villy Søvndal
Member of Parliament, Chairman of the Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Social Affairs

Washington Herrera
Former Presidential Minister

Inkeri Anttila
Professor of Penal Law, University of Helsinki; Former Minister of Justice

Kauko Aromaa
Research Director, National Research Institute of Legal Policy

Pekka Koskinen
Professor of Penal Law, University of Helsinki

K.J Laang
Former General Director of the Prison Service

Klaus Maekelae
Research Director, Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies

Hannu Takala
Executive Secretary, National Council for Crime Prevention

Patrik Tornudd
Former Director of National Research Institute of Legal Policy

Dr. Claude Aiguevive
Vice President, Médecins du Monde

Josefina Alvarez
Research Group on Criminal Policy, University of Montpellier I

Bruno Aubusson de Cavarlay
Research Engineer, Guyancourt

Dr. Elisbeth Avril
Médecins du Monde

Michèle Barzach
Former Minister of Health

Georges Berthoin
International Honarary Chairman of the European Movement, Paris France

Mario Bettati
Professor of International Law, Paris University

Francis Caballero
Professor of Law, Paris University

Jean-Pierre Changeux
Professor of Molecular Neurobiology, Pasteur Institute and College de France

Anne Coppel

Claude Faugeron
Research Director, Co-Director, CNRS Drug Research Group, Paris

Andre Glucksman

Marek Halter

Michel Kazatchkine
Professor of Immunology, Paris University

Catherine Lalumiere
Member of the European Parliament

Dr. Jacques Lebas
President, Institut de l'Humanitaire, Paris

Bertrand Lebeau
Head Centre Parmentier Paris

Thierry Levy

Dr. William Lowenstein
Head, Montecristo Center, Paris

Jacky Mamou
President, Médecins de Monde

Arnaud Marty Lavauzelle
President, AIDES

Chantal Mougin
Sociologist, CNRS

Monique Nahas
Professor, University of Paris VIII

Lorenz Böllinger
Professor of Law, University of Bremen

Daniel Cohn-Bendit
Member, European Parliament; Commission for Civil Rights and Internal Affairs

Barbara Duden
Professor of Historical Sociology, Hannover, Germany

Peter Frerichs
Vice President, Frankfurt Police

Prof. Dr. Monika Frommel
Criminal Law, School of Criminology, University of Kiel

Ralf Gerlach
Vice Director, Institute for the Furtherance of Qualitative Drug Research, Acceptance-Oriented Drug Work, and Rational Drug Policy (INDRO e.V.)

Günter Grass

Prof. Dr. Axel Grönemeyer
Center for Social Problems, Public Health and Social Policy, University of Bielefeld

Johannes Gross
Journalist, Author, Talk show host, former editor "Capital"

Bernhard Haffke
Professor of Criminal Law, University of Passau

Ivan Illich

Hannes Jaenicke

Jörg Jenetzky
Chief Editor, HANF!

Dr. Hans Harald Koerner
Public Prosecutor, Frankfurt

Former German Federal Minister of Justice, drug political speaker, FDP Party

Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger
Former German Federal Minister of Justice

Heide Moser
Minister of Employment and Social Affairs, State of Schleswig-Holstein

Prof. Dr. Cornelius Nestler
University of Köln

Margarethe Nimsch
Former Minister for Health, State of Hessen, Germany

Prof. Dr. Cornelius Prittwitz
Criminal Law, University of Rostock

Prof. Dr. Stephan Quensel
Professor of Sociology, University of Bremen

Gudrun Schaich-Walch
Social Democratic Party

Susanne Schardt
Executive Director, European Cities on Drug Policy Germany

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Scheerer
Aufbau- und Kontaktstudium Kriminologie, University of Hamburg

Hartmut Schneider
District Court Judge, Lübeck

Peter Schneider
Master of political economies

Prof. Dr. Konrad Schily
President, University of Witten-Herdecke

Dierk-Henning Schnitzler
Police President, City of Bonn, Christian Democrate

Reinhard Schmidt
Chemical Engineer

Frank Zandar
TriTec Produktmanagement


Alexis Grivas
Foreign Correspondent, El Sol de Mexico Daily

Elias Mossialos
Director, London School of Economics

Nicos Mouzelis
Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics, Athens

Nocis Papadakis
Press Counsellor, Greek Embassy in London

Franglinos Papadellis
Former Minister of Health, Member of Parliament, Pediatrician

George Papandreou
Alternate Foreign Minister of Greece

Michaelis Papayannakis
Member European Parliament

Anthony D. Papayannides
Journalist, Publisher

James Pettifer
Visiting Professor, Institute of Balkan Studies, University of Thessaloniki

Voula Tsinorema
Professor of Philosophy, University of Ioannina

Georgos Votsis
Political Editor, Eleftherotypia Newpaper, Athens


Ramiro De Leon Carpio
Former President of Guatemala

Arnaldo Ortiz Moscoso
Former President of the Bar Association

Jánes Kis

Jimmy Dorabjee
Program Manager, Society for Serving the Urban Poor, New Delhi

Siddharth Singh


Ivana Bacik
Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Trinity College, Dublin

Vincent Browne
Journalist; Lawyer

Tim Murphy
Lecturer in Law, University College, Cork

Daire O'Brien
Editor, Himself Magazine

Niall Stokes
Editor Hot Press; Chairman, Independent Radio & Television Commission, Dublin

Olaf Paul Tyaransen

Yossi Beilin
Former Minister, Member of Knesset, Tel Aviv

Haim Cohn
Former Deputy President of the Israel Supreme Court, Professor of Penal Philosophy

Prof. Ruth Gavison
Haim Cohn Professor of Human Rights, Hebrew University; President of the Israel Civil

Rights Association; Member, International Commission of Jurists

Menachem Horovitz
Former Director of Correctional Services, Department of Welfare and Labour; Research and Teaching Associate, Institute of Criminology, Hebrew University

Leslie Sebba, JD
Associate Professor, Law Faculty, Hebrew University; former Chairperson of the Criminology Council.


Vittorio Agnoletto
President of the Italian League Against AIDS

Monica Bettoni-Brandani
Undersecretary of State for Health

Giovanni Bollea
Professor of Neuropsychiatry, University of Rome

Emma Bonino
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs

Nicoletta Braschi

Francesco Carella
President Health Commission of the Senate

Don Luigi Ciotti
President, Gruppo Abele, Torino

Dario Fo
Nobel Laureate (Literature, 1997)

Dr. Salvatore Grasso

Luigi Manconi
Senator, President of the Green Party, Rome

Livio Pepino
President, Magistratura Democratica

Giuliano Pisapia
President, Justice Commission, Italian Parliament, Rome

Franca Rame

Stefano Rodota
President, Authority for Privacy

Ersilia Salvato
Vice-President, Senate, Rome

Grazia Zuffa
President, Forum Droghe; Former Member of Parliament, Florence

Colonel (R) Trevor N.N. MacMillan, C.D.J.P.
Former Commissioner of Police, Jamaica Constabulary Force; Former Director, Revenue

Protection Division, Ministry of Finance


Renée Wagner
Member of Parliament, Luxemburg; President of the Green Party; Member, Special Parliamentary Commssion on Drugs

Susan Chong
Malaysian AIDS Council

Hisham Hussein
Malaysian AIDS Council

G. Chacko Vadaketh
Chair, Law and Ethics Committee, Malaysian AIDS Council; Advocate and Solicitor, Kuala Lumpur

Mariclare Acosta
President of the Mexican Comission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights (CMDPDH)

Homero Aridjis
President, International Organization of Literary Writers & Editors

Maria del Carmen Bolado del Real

Carlos Heredia Zubieta
Member of Congress

Gilberto Lopez y Rivas
Member of Congress

Jesus Silva Herzog
Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States


Andreas van Agt
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands; Former Minister of Justice; Former Ambassador

of the European Union to the United States
Janhuib Blans
Head of Jellinek Prevention; Assistant Professor of Parent Education and Prevention, University of Amsterdam

Tim Boekhout van Solinge
Centre for Drug Research, University of Amsterdam

Frank Bovenkerk
Professor of criminology, University of Utrecht

Giel van Brussel
MPH Master Public Health, Amsterdam

Dr. Peter D.A. Cohen
Centre for Drug Research, University of Amsterdam

Hedy d'Ancona
Former Dutch Minister of Welfare, Health, and Culture; Member of the European Parliament

Marcel van Dam
Publicist, Former Minister of Housing and Physical Planning, Putten, Netherlands

Dr. Peter A. de Groot
Psychiatrist, Harderwijk

Jan F. Glastra van Loon
Professor, Senator, Former State Secretary of Justice

John Griffiths
Professor of Sociology of Law, University of Groningen

Sylvia van 't Hul
Public Prosecutor, Rotterdam

Louk Hulsman
Emeritus professor of Penal Law and Criminology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam; Former President, European Commission for Criminal Problems, Coucil of Europe

Constantijn Kelk, Ph.D.
Professor, Director, Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Sciences, Utrecht University

Free le Poole
Member of the First Chamber of Parliament (Senate), Vice-President, District Court, Assen

Ed Leuw
Researcher at the Ministry of Justice, The Hague

Freek Polak
Psychiatrist, Amsterdam

Felix Rottenberg

Frits C.F. Rüter
Professor of Criminal Law, University of Amsterdam

Paul Schnabel
Professor of Mental Health and Public health, Univerity of Utrecht

E.H. Schuyer
Senator; Chairman of Democrats (D66), Senate

Jan G. van der Tas
Former Netherlands Ambassador to Germany

Ed. van Thijn
Former Mayor of Amsterdam; Professor, University of Amsterdam

J.M. vander Vaart
Judge, District Court of Amsterdam

Leon Wever
Board Member, Symbion (Addiction Care Rotterdam Region, Rijnmond); Former Deputy Chief of Addiction Care, Ministry of Health

Dr. Pieter Winsemius
Former Netherlands Minister of Housing, Physical Planning and Environment Policy

New Zealand
Tim Barnett
Member of Parliament, New Zealand

Dr. John Marks
Director, Wellington Addiction Service

Violeta Barrios de Chamorro
Former President of Nicaragua

Miguel d'Escoto Brockman
Former Foreign Minister; Fundeci Nicaraguan Foundation for Comprehensive Community Development

Xabier Gorostiaga
Former Rector, University of Central America


Johannes Andenaes
Professor of Penal Law; Former Rector, University of Oslo; Former Chairman, Permanent Penal Committee of Norway

Jo Benkow
Former President of Parliament

Anders Bratholm
Professor of Penal Law, University of Oslo

Nils Christie
Professor of Criminology, University of Oslo, Former director of Scandinavian Board of Criminology

Gunnar Garbo
Ambassador; Former Member of Parliament

Ragnar Hauge
Professor, Former Director, State Institute of Alcohol and Drug Research

Cecilie Hoigaard
Professor of Criminology, University of Oslo, Former Director, Scandinavian Board of Criminology

Thomas Mathiesen
Professor of Sociology of Law, University of Oslo

Sturla Nordlund
Director, Norwegian State Institute of Alcohol and Drug Research


Javier Alva Orlandini
Member of Congress

Rolando Ames
Former Senator

Humberto Campodonico
Economist, University Professor (San Marcos)

Arturo Castillo Chirinos
Member of Congress

Julio Cotler
Director, Institute of Peruvian Studies

Javier Diez Canseco
Member of Congress

Fernando Eguren
Sociologist, Director of Quarterly Debate Agrario

Antero Flores Araoz Esparza
Member of Congress

Lourdes Flores Nano
Member of Congress

Ernesto Gamarra Olivares
Member of Congress

Diego Garcia-Sayan
Executive Director, Andean Commission of Jurists

Alfonso Grados Bertorini
Member of Congress, Peru

Gustavo Gutierrez

Jutta Krause
German Technical Development Agency

Manuel Lajo Lazo
Member of Congress

Guido Lombardi
Anchor, Red Global TV

Javier Perez de Cuellar
Former Secretary General of the United Nations

Federico Salazar
Anchor, America TV

Alejandro Santa Maria
Member of Congress

Annel Townsend Diez Canseco
Member of Congress

Jose Ugaz
University Professor

Mario Vargas Llosa

Allan Wagner
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Marek Balicki
Psychiatrist, Former Deputy, Ministry of Health

Mikolaj Kozakiewicz
Former Speaker of Parliament (1989-1991); Vice-President of IPPF

Krzysztof Krajewski
Professor, School of Criminology, University of Jagiellonski

Marek Nowicki
President, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights; Member, Helsinki Commitee for Human Rights

Danuta Przywara
Secretary to the Board, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

Andrzej Rzeplinski
Professor of Criminology, University of Warsaw; Deputy President, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

Janusz Sieroslawski
Sociologist, Pompidou Group


Candido da Agra
Professor, Director, Centre of Deviant Behavioral Science, University of Porto

Daniel Sampaio, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Lisbon

South Africa
Malcolm Damon
Public Policy Liason Officer, South African Council of Churches

Neville Gabriel, C.S.S.R.
SACBC Parliamentary Office

Helen Suzman
Former Opposition Member of Parliament, Johannesburg


Jose Antonio Alonso Suarez
Judge. Juzgado de lo Penal n° 14 de Madrid

Gregorio Alvarez
Judge. Juzgado de 1ª instancia e instrucción n° 2 de Salamanca

Francisco Javier Alvarez Garcia
Law Professor, Universidad de Cantabria

Perfecto Andrés Ibañez
Judge; Presidente de la Secc. 15. Audiencia provincial de Madrid

Heriberto Asencio Castillan
Judge. Audiencia provincial de Sevilla

Adela Asua Batarrita
Law Professor, Universidad de San Sebastiÿn

Ignacio Berdugo Goméz De La Torre
Dean and Law Professor, Universidad de Salamanca

Emilio Berlanga Ribelles
Judge. Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña

Ricardo Bodas Martin
Judge. Juzgado de lo Social n° 30 de Madrid

Javier Boix Reig
Law Professor - Universidad de Valencia

Antonio Caballero
Writer and journalist

Francisco Candil Jimenez
Law Professor, Universidad de Sevilla

Rocio Cantarero Bandres
Law Professor, Universidad de la Rioja

Juan Carlos Carbonell Mateu
Dean and Law Professor, Universidad de Valencia

Manuela Carmena Castrillo
Judge. Vocal del Consejo General del Poder judicial

Miguel Carmona Ruano
Judge, Presidente de la Audiencia provincial de Sevilla

Jose Cid Moline
Law Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Candido Conde Pumpido
Judge. Sala 2ª del Tribunal Supremo

Antonio Contardo

Antonio Cuerda Riezu
Law Professor, Universidad de LeónLetrado del Tribunal Constitucional

Jose Luis De La Cuesta Arzamendi
Vice Dean and Law Professor Universidad del País Vasco

Juan Tomas De Salas
Lawyer and Journalist- Founder of the Grupo16, Publisher and Editor of HisToria16,

Editor of El Gato Encerrrado

Jose Luis Díez Ripollés
Law Professor, Universidad de MÿlagaCoordinador del Grupo de Estudios de Política Criminal

Aurora Elosegui Sotos
Judge.Juzgado de 1ª Instancia n° 6 de San Sebastiÿn

Antonio Escohotado
Writer Professor of the Universidad a Distancia, Author of the best seller "Historia de las Drogas"

Jesus Fernandez Entralgo
Judge. Secc. 17. Audiencia provincial de Madrid

Maria Dolores Fernandez Rodriguez
Law Professor, Universidad de Murcia

Juan Carlos Ferre Olivé
Law Professor, Universidad de Huelva

Rafael Fluiters Casado
Judge. Juzgado de 1ª instancia e instrucción n° 1 de Alcalÿ de Henares. Madrid

Virginia Garcia Alarcon
Judge. Juzgado de lo Social n° 22 de Madrid

Mercedes García Arán
Law Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.Coordinadora del Grupo de Estudios de Política Criminal

Antonio Gil Merino
Judge, Presidente de la Secc. 7. Audiencia provincial de Sevilla

Luis Gonzalez Guitián
Law Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Luis Gracia Martin
Law Professor, Universidad de Zaragoza

Gumersindo Guinarte Cabada
Law Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Hernan Hormazabal Malaree
Law Professor, Universidad de Gerona

Maria F Ibañez Solaz
Judge. Juzgado de Instrucción n° 16 de Valencia

Carmen Lamarca Perez
Law Professor, Universidad Carlos III

Gerardo Landrove Diaz
Law Professor, Universidad de Murcia

Elena Larrauri Pijoan
Law Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Patricia Laurenzo Copello
Law Professor, Universidad de Mÿlaga

Jose Manuel Lorenzo Salgado
Law Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Borja Mapelli Caffarena
Law Professor, Universidad de Sevilla

Maria Luisa Maqueda Abreu
Law Professor, Universidad de Almería

Antonio Martin Pallin
Judge. Sala 2ª del Tribunal Supremo

Javier Martinez Lazaro
Judge. Juzgado de lo Penal n° 4 de Madrid

Fermin Morales Prats
Law Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Manuel Moran Gonzalez
Judge. Audiencia Provincial de Salamanca

Julian Manuel Moreno Retamino
Judge. Tribunal Superior de Justicia, Sala Cont.-Adm. de Sevilla

Claudio Movilla Alvarez
Judge. Sala de lo Contencioso del Tribunal Supremo

Francisco Muñoz Conde
Law Professor, Universidad de Sevilla

Enrique Orts Berenguer
Law Professor, Universidad de Valencia

Felix Pantoja
Judge, Fiscal de Menores de Madrid

Jose Miguel De Paul Velasco
Judge. Audiencia Provincial de Sevilla

Jose Joaquin Perez-Beneyto Abad
Judge.Juzgado de lo Social n° 4 de Sevilla

Mario Pestana Perez
Judge. Juzgado de 1ª Ins. e Instrucción n° 1 de Leganés. Madrid.Coordinador del Grupo de Estudios de Política Criminal

Miguel Polaino Navarrete
Law Professor, Universidad de Sevilla

Luis Rodriguez Ramos
Catedrático de Derecho Penal de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Horacio Roldÿn Barbero
Law Professor, Universidad de Córdoba

Juan Jose Romeo Laguna
Judge. Audiencia provincial, Sección VIII de Sevilla

Bernardo Del Rosal Blasco
Law Professor, Universidad de Alicante

Ramon Saez Valcarcel
Judge. Vocal del Consejo General del Poder judicial

Fernando Savater
Writer / Philosopher

Jose R. Serrano-Piedecasas
Law Professor, Universidad de Salamanca

Ascension Sole Puig
Judge.Juzgado de lo Social n° 28 de Barcelona

Josep Maria Tamarit Sumalla
Law Professor, Universidad de Lérida

Juan Terradillos Basoco
Law Professor, Universidad de Cÿdiz

Jose Manuel Valle Muñiz
Law Professor, Universidad de Lérida

Ramiro Ventura Faci
Judge.Juzgado de Instrucción n° 18 de Madrid

Luis Yañez-Barnuevo
Member of Parliament

Jose Miguel Zugaldia Espinar
Dean, and Law Professor, Universidad de Granada


Anders Bergmark
Professor of Social Work, Stockholm University

Peter Curman
Former Chairman, Swedish Writer's Union

Ted Goldberg
Associate Professor of Social Work, Stockholm University

Olof Lagercrantz
Former Editor-In-Chief, Dagens Nyheter

Leif Lenke
Associate Professor of Criminology, Stockholm University

Claes Örtendahl
Former Director General, Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden

Ingegmar Rexed
Judge,Svea Court of Appeal, Stockholm

Jerzy Sarnecki
Professor of Criminology, Stockholm University

Sune Sunesson
Professor of Social Work, Lund University

Henrik Tham
Professor of Criminology, Stockholm University

Per Ole Träskman
Professor of Penal Law, Lund University, Sweden

Hanns von Hofer
Professor of Criminology, Stockholm University


Peter Albrecht
Judge, Court of Bâle-Ville; Professor, University of Bâle

Pascal Bernheim
Second Manager, Radio Suisse Romande - La Première

Dr. Barbara Broers
Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva

Christian Brunier
Member of Parliament, Geneva; President, Geneva Socialist Party

Pierre Philippe Cadert
Journalist, Radio Suisse Romande

Maria Luisa Cesoni
Attorney, Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva

Jacqueline Cogne
Member of Parliament, Geneva

Herve Dessimoz
Congressman, Geneva Parliament

Robert Haemmig
Medical Director Integrated Drug Service, University Psychiatric Services, Bern

Dr. Dominique Hausser
Member of Parliament, Geneva; Co-president, Drug Policy Commission, Socialist Party

Bohdan D. Hawrylyshyn
Chairman, International Renaissance Foundation

Michel Heiniger
Film Director; Reporter, Swiss TV - Geneva

Dr. Annie Mino
Head, Division of Substance, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Geneva

Christian Nils Robert
Professor, School of Law, Geneva; CPT Expert (Council of Europe)

Albert Rodrik
Member of Parliament, Geneva

Francoise Schenk-Gottret
Member of Parliament, Geneva

United States

Morton Abramowitz
International Crisis Group; Former Assistant Secretary of State; Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey

Bruce Ackerman
Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University

Lynn Ahwesh
Concerned Citizen, Harrisburg, PA

Jerry Ainsworth
Professor, Southern Connecticut State University

Tammy Baldwin
Wisconsin State Representative, Candidate for Congress

Randy E. Barnett
Austin B.Fletcher Professor, Boston University School of Law

Dr. Jeremiah A Barondess
President, New York Academy of Medicine

Jim Baumohl
Bryn Mawr College

David H. Bayley
Dean, School of Criminal Justice State University of New York at Albany

Lola M. Beall

Peter Beilenson
Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Ivan T. Berend
Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Alfred S. Berne
Professor Radiology, State University of New York School of Medicine

Robert L. Bernstein
Founding Chair, Human Rights Watch

Ben Bernanki
Professor of Economics, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton Universtiy

Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor of Economics, Columbia University

Steve Bjorklund

Nicolaus Bloembergen
Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1981)

Leon Botstein
President, Bard College

John Bound
Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

Joseph C. Bronars, Jr.

Richard Brownell

Willie Brown
Mayor of San Francisco

Richard Burt
Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC

Calvin Butts III
Pastor, Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York, NY

Geoffrey Canada
Rheedlen Center for Children & Families, Inc.

Kathleen L. Carver

William J. Chambliss
Professor, George Washington University

Dr. Della Clason Sperling

Allan Clear
Executive Director, Harm Reduction Coalition

Winston Close
Computer Programmer

Rev. William Sloan Coffin, Jr.

Francis G. Couvares
Professor, Amherst College, Department of History and American Studies

Jon Cowans
Professor of History, Rutgers University

John Cowles Jr.
Former CEO, Cowles Media Company

Harvey Cox
Professor of Divinity, Harvard University

Alan Cranston
Former U.S. Senator

Walter Cronkite
Author, Broadcast Journalist

John Curtin
Federal Judge, Buffalo, NY

Lloyd N. Cutler
Lawyer, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering; Former Counsel to the President, 1979-1981, 1994

Harlan Dalton
Yale Law professor

Frank de la Torre

Dr. Quentin B. Deming
Barkey Prof of Medicine, Emeritus, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Richard Dennis
President, Dennis Trading Group

Adrian W. DeWind
Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison

Jameson Doig
Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Vincent Dole
Professor Emeritus, Rockefeller University

Elizabeth K. Dollard
Professor of Law, Medicine & Psychiatry at NYU Law School

Paul Doty
Professor Emeritus, Harvard University

Ernest Drucker
Professor of Epidemiology & Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein

College of Medicine

Ann Druyan
Federation of American Scientists

Thomas K. Duane
City Council, 3rd District, Manhattan

Steven Duke
Professor, Yale Law School

Troy Duster
Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Scott Dykstra

Muriel Eagle

Jonathan Eaton
Chairman, Department of Economics, Boston University

John Edsall
Professor Emeritusof Biochemistry, Harvard University; Member of the National Academy

of Sciences

Thomas Eissenberg
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Joycelyn Elders
Former U.S. Surgeon General

Ahmet Ertegun
Executive Chairman, Atlantic Records

Nicola Eyle
Executive Director, Reconsider Forum on Drug Policy, Syracuse, NY

Jonathan F. Fanton
President, New School University

John Ferejohn
Professor of Political Science, Stanford, Senior Fellow Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Herman Feshbach
Institute Professor Emeritus, MIT

Robert Field
Chairman, Common Sense for Drug Policy

Hamilton Fish
President, Public Concern Foundation

Val L. Fitch
Professor Emeritus of Physics, Princeton University; Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1980)

Rev. Floyd Flake
Cathedral of the Allen AME Church, Pastor

Kathleen M. Foley
Project on Death in America

Joshua A. Franklin
Technical Support Specialist U.S.

William H. Friedland
Professor Emeritus, Univ of Calif, Santa Cruz

Milton Friedman
Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Insitution, Stanford University

Annette R. Fry

Douglas Gale
Professor of Economics, New York University

Herbert J. Gans
Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

Dr. H. Jack Geiger
Professor of Community Medicine, City University of New York Medical School

Adrienne Germain
President, International Women's Health Coalition

Dr. Alfred G. Gilman
Regental Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas

Ira Glasser
Executive Director, The American Civil Liberties Union

William K. Glikbarg
President, OGO Investments

Ellen Goldberg
President, Santa Fe Institute

Marvin L. Goldberger
Dean, Division of Natural Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Jean R. Goldman

Paul Gootenberg
Professor, History, SUNY - Stony Brook, New York

Stephen Jay Gould
Harvard University

Mike Gravel
Former Senator

Mike Gray
Author, "Drug Crazy"

Robert Grayson
Libertarian Candidate for State Senate, Aiea, Hawaii

Paul Greengard
Vincent Astor Professor of Neuroscience, Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, Rockefeller University

Edward Greer
Associate Professor of Law, Southern New England School of Law

Vartan Gregorian
President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Lester Grinspoon
Harvard Medical School

Lani Guinier
Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania

Jonathan D. Haidt
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

Terrence Hallinan
District Attorney of San Francisco

Morton H. Halperin
Former Department of Defense and National Security Council Official

Susan Hammer
Mayor of San Jose

John Haselow
Neenah, WI

Joshua T. Hartke
Software Engineer, Eagle Scout, Effingham IL

Edwin H. Hastings
Lawyer, former chairman Board of Bar Examiners

Vernon Henderson
Professor of Economics, Brown University

Sophie Heymann
Councilwoman, Closter, NJ; Member and Past President, New Jersey Board of Pharmacy

Arnold Hiatt
Stride Rite Foundation

Margalise Higgins

H.J. Hoffer
Dean Emeritus, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

Roald Hoffmannz
Chemist, Writer

Antoinette C. Holec

Sher Horosko
Executive Director, Drug Policy Foundation

Haley Huelsman
EDI Coordinator

Douglas Husak
Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Alex Inkeles
Sociologist, Senior Fellow Emeritus Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Robert Jacobson

Sut Jhally
Professor of Communication, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Henry Jarecki
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medecine

Carole Joffe
Professor of Sociology, University of California

Dr. Robert J. Joseph

Dr. Rosaline R. Joseph

Howard Josepher, CSW
Executive Director, Exponents Inc.

Garrett Jupp

Virginia V. B. Jupp

John Kane
Federal Judge, Denver, CO

Nicholas Katzenbach
Former Attorney General

Jonathan D. Kaufelt
Armstrong Hirsch Jackoway Tyerman & Wertheimer, Law Offices, Los Angeles

Donald Kennedy
President Emeritus Stanford University; Professor Bological Services, Stanford

Thomas D. Kerenyi, MD
Former Chief of Obstetrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Rufus King, Sr.

Daniel Klein
Department of Economics, Santa Clara University

Whitman Knapp
Senior District Judge, Southern District of New York

Jeanne E. Kohl
Senator, Washington State

Melvyn Krauss
Economist, Senior Fellow Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Al Krulick
Candidate, U.S. Congress, Democrat, 8th C.D., Florida

Eric Larsen
Professor of English, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York

Mike Lawlor
Chair Judiciary Committee, Connecticut House of Representatives

Joshua Lederberg
Professor, Rockefeller University; Nobel Laureate (Medicine, 1958)

Phillip R. Lee
Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

David Lenson
Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Titus Levi
Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Harry G. Levine
Professor of Sociology, Queens College, New York

Bob Levis

Robin J. Lewis
Associate Dean, School of International Affairs, Columbia University

Peter Lewis
Chairman, CEO, The Progressive Corporation

Dr. Judy Lieberman
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School; Senior Investigator, Center for Blood Research

Patrick L. Lilly

Walter Loewenstern, Jr.
Co-Founder ROLM Corporation, Overseer Hoover Institution, Stanford University, President Vail Valley Institute

Robert E. Lucas, Jr.
Department of Economics, University of Chicago; Nobel Laureate (Economics, 1995)

Peter Lurie
University of Michigan

Rand Martin
Chief of Staff, Senator John Vasconcellos

Angelina Marx
Gary T. Marx
Professor Emeritus, M.I.T.; Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado

Joseph McNamara
Former Police Chief of Kansas City and San Jose, Research Fellow Hoover Institution

Donal E. J. McNamara
Former President American Society of Criminology

Julius Medwin

Miguel Mendez
Professor of Law, Stanford University

Matthew Meselson
Harvard University

Ruth Messenger
Former Manhattan Borough President

Kweisi Mfume
President and CEO of the NAACP

Robert B. Millman
Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health, Cornell

University Medical College

Jeff Miron
Professor of Economics, Boston University

Toby Moffett
Former U.S. Congressman; Vice President, Monsanto Company, Washington DC

Howard Moody
Reverend Emeritus, Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY

Lisa Dorothy Moore
Assistant Prof, Community Health Education, San Francisco State University

Thomas Moore
Economist, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Paul Moore, Jr.
Bishop (Retired), Episcopal Church of New York

Dr. John P. Morgan
Professor of Pharmacology, City University of New York Medical School

Andrew P. Morriss
Associate Professor of Law & Associate Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Tom Murlowski
Associate Director, November Coalition, San Diego

Patrick Murphy
Former Police Commissioner of New York City

Charles Murray
American Enterprise Institute

Ethan Nadelmann
Director, The Lindesmith Center

Dr. George Napper, Jr.
Chief of Police (Ret) , Atlanta, Georgia

Lee T. Neidow

Robert Newman
Continuum Health Partners

James E. Nolan
Retired Minister, United Church of Christ

Roger Noll
Professor of Economics, Director of Public Policy Program, Stanford University

Richard L. Ottinger
Former Congressman

Denise Paone
Assistant Director of Research, Asisstant Professor, Beth Israel Medical Center

Timothy Lee Padrick

Claiborne Pell
Former U.S. Senator

Martin L. Perl
Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1995)

Joan Petersilia
Professor of Criminology, University of California, Irvine

Gerard Piel
Former Editor/Publisher, Scientific American

Robert W. Poole, Jr.
President, Reason Foundation

Daniel E. Poore, Ph.D.
Researcher, Prewitt, New Mexico

Charles Preston
Charles Preston Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senator Anne Rand
Assistant Majority Leader, Maine Senate

David Rasmussen
Professor of Economics, Florida State University

William Ratliff
Political Scientist, Senior Research Fellow Hoover Institution, Stanford University

David Rayer

Craig Reinarman
Professor of Sociology, Univeristy of California, Santa Cruz

Elliot Richardson
Former US Attorney General

Bruce Rideout
Madison, WI

Timothy N. Robertson
Legislator, New Hampshire

Dean E. Robinson
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

G. Alan Robison
Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, University of Texas, Houston

Laurance Rockefeller

Benson B. Roe
Professor and Chief Emeritus, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of

California, San Francisco

Richard Roosen
Computer Programmer

Diane Rosacker

Ruth Rosen
Professor of History at the U. of California, Davis

Marsha Rosenbaum
Director The Lindesmith Center, San Francisco office

Allan Rosenfield
Dean, Columbia School of Public Health

Jim Rosenfield
Cannabis Freedom Fund
Culver City, CA

Vernon W. Ruttan
Regents Professor, University of Minnesota

Oscar Schachter
Professor Emeritus of International Law and Diplomacy, Columbia University

Kurt Schmoke
Mayor of Baltimore

Sidney H. Schnoll, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Substance Abuse Medicine, Medical College of Virginia

Carl E. Schorske
Professor of History, Princeton University

Herman Schwartz
Professor of Law, American University

Dr. Jose Serruya
Pediatric Neurology Fellow, Schneider Children's Hospital

George Shultz
Former Secretary of State, Dinstinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution

Dr. J. Kevin Shushtari
Chief Executive Officer,Addiction Recovery Centers, Inc.

Henry Siegman
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, New York

Richard E. Smalley
Nobel Laureate (Chemistry, 1996)

George Soros
Chairman, Soros Fund Management LCC; Chairman, Open Society Institute

Ronald I. Spiers
Former Ambassador to the Bahamas, Turkey and Pakistan, Former Undersecretary of State, Former Undersecretary General of the United Nations

John Sperling
Chairman and CEO, Apollo Group, Inc.

Eric Sterling
President, Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Richard James Stevens
Attorney at Law, Chicago

Robert S. Strauss
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld

Eve Sullivan
Founder, Parents' Forum

Leon H. Sullivan
Chairman, OIC of America

Robert Sweet
Federal Judge, New York, NY

Hon. James W. Symington
Attorney at Law

David J. Theroux
Founder/President, The Independent Institute

Brooks Thomas
Former Chairman and CEO Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc.

Cliff Thornton
President, Efficacy, Windsor, CT

Sylvia Tobolski

John S. Toll
Chancellor Emeritus, University of Maryland System; President, Washington College; Former President, Washington Academy of Sciences; Former President, Universities Research Association

Arnold S. Trebach
Professor Emeritus, American University; Founder, The Drug Policy Foundation

Dr. Donald Trunkey
Chairman and Professor, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University

Richard Ullman
Professor , Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton Universtiy

Dr. J. Thomas Ungerleider
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center; Presidential Appointee (Nixon), National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse

Jolene Unsoeld
Former Member of Congress

Russ Valentine
Marriage and Family Therapist

Dr. Mark Vierra
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Stanford University

Paul Volcker
Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board

James Vorenberg
Professor, Harvard Law School

Faye Wattleton
Former Executive Director, Planned Parenthood

Andrew Weil
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine; Author of "Spontaneous Healing" and "Natural Health, Natural Healing"

Andrew Weiss
Professor of Economics, Boston University

Stanley A. Weiss
Chairman, Business Executives for National Security

Robert W. Wenck
Associate Professor, Theater Arts, Texas A&M University

Jann S. Wenner
Chairman, Wenner Media, Inc.

Cornel West
Professor, Harvard University

John F. Wilson
Regional Leader, November Coalition, Waco, TX

Lynn Whitford

William C. Whitford
Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin-Madison

William Julius Wilson
Professor, Harvard University

Robert W. Winsor
Retired Judge of the Court of Appeals, State of Washington

Samuel Wintermyer III
Teacher, former drug abuse counsellor

Dr. Sidney M. Wolfe
Public Citizen's Health Research Group

Gavin Wright
Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Adam Yarmolinsky
Regents Professor of Public Policy, Univ of Maryland

Kevin B. Zeese
President, Common Sense for Drug Policy

Bruce Zell
Ft Lauderdale, FL

George Zimmer
Chairman/CEO, Men's Wearhouse

Lynn Zimmer
Associate Professor of Sociology, Queens College, City University of New York

Franklin Zimring
Professor of Law, UC Berkeley

Jeffrey Zwiebel
Associate Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

United Kingdom

Vivien Ashley
Education Officer, Serpentine Gallery

Austin N.E. Amissah
Judge, London

Jonathan Bairstow
Producer of Sherbet Films Ltd U.K.

Rabbi Tony Bayfield
Director, Sternberg Centre for Judaism

Colin Blakemore
Professor; Fellow of the Royal Society; President, British Association for the Advancement of Science

Colin Brewer
Medical Director, the Stapleford Centre

Rabbi Sidney Brichto
Senior Vice President of the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues

Peter P. Burnett
Bodleian Library

Alison Downie
Chair of Release, Solicitor

Andria Efthimiou-Mordaunt
Advocate, Community Organizer

Edward Ellison
Retired Detective Chief Superintendent Metropolitan Police, Operational Head of

Scotland Yard Drug Squad

Linden Farrer
ZeroZero Magazine

Stephen Fineman
Professor, University of Bath

Paul Flynn
Member of Parliament, House of Commons

Mike Goodman
Director Release

Dr. Brian Iddon
Member of Parliament, London

Mike Jay
Chairman, Drug Policy Review Group

Nicholas Kurti
Fellow of the Royal Society

Danny Kushlick
Director, Transform

Reverend Dr. Kenneth Leech
Founder of Soho Drugs Group, Founder of Centrepoint

Josephine Leigh
Director of ADAPT

The Rt. Hon. Lord Benjamin Mancroft

Robin Marris
Professor Emeritus, London University

Judi Marshall
Professor, Bath University

Hussein McGaw

Austin Mitchell
Member of Parliament, UK

Edith Morgan
Mental Health Consultant, Order of the British Empire

Dr. Richard Newman
Professor of History, University of Wales Swansea

Tony Puglia

John Purcell
Professor, School of Human Resource Management, University of Bath

Lord Rae, MD
House of Lords

Anita Roddick
Founder, The Body Shop

Peter Selby
Bishop of Worcester

Martin Short

Nigel South
Professor of Sociology, University of Essex

Ian Sparks
Chief Executive, The Children's Society

Eleanor Stephens
Senior Lecturer, Media Journalism, University of Sheffield

Richard Stevenson
Professor of Health Economy, Liverpool University

Anthony Tibber
Judge, London

Carole Tongue
Member of European Parliament

Right Reverend Rowan Williams
Bishop of Monmouth

Simon Witter

Mario Benedetti

Simon Alberto Consalvi
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Diego Arria
Ambassador; Former Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations and Security Council

Rosa del Olmo
Criminologist, Caracas