Publications

The Drug Policy Alliance and the California State Conference of the NAACP have released a report that documents widespread race-based disparities in the enforcement of low-level marijuana possession laws in...

The Drug Policy Alliance, the nation's leading organization advocating alternatives to the war on drugs, has released a report that documents widespread race-based disparities in the enforcement of low-level...

This report examines the nationwide opioid overdose epidemic and calls for immediate action to address this public health crisis. Evidence-based strategies already exist that can reduce overdose risk, protect Good...

This report is the first-ever analysis of the hidden and comprehensive costs of incarceration in New Jersey.  In addition to the cost of prison beds (the usual measure of incarceration costs), the report...

After leading the nation in prison population reduction in 2003, Connecticut's prison population reached record high levels this year, with more than 19,800 men and women behind bars. A recent prison population...

This report lays out the fundamentals of an effective national strategy for reducing the problems associated with both methamphetamine misuse and misguided U.S. methamphetamine policies. It presents policymakers...

The ideal resource for anyone interested in learning about methadone maintenance therapy and buprenorphine therapy, this booklet was designed for treatment providers, people in recovery, and their families.

This report is intended to help California state and county officials understand the positive impact of the historic Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 on California’s correctional system, drug...

Report shows that a proposed Congressional plan to require the Office of National Drug Control Policy to revive research into toxic fungal “mycoherbicides” is extremely reckless, dangerous and unpopular...

A new national report, authored by the Justice Policy Institute and commissioned by the Drug Policy Alliance, finds that drug-free zones fail to protect youth from drug activity, while creating high levels of...

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