Fact Sheets

Need-to-know facts about women, prison and the drug war.

Datos claves sobre las mujeres, la prisión y la guerra contra las drogas.

With less than 5 percent of the world’s population but nearly 25 percent of its incarcerated population, the United States imprisons more people than any other nation in the world – largely due to the war...

This fact sheet explains how 911 Good Samaritan laws can save lives. These laws protect people from arrest and prosecution for drug possession when they...

Learn about naloxone, a low-cost, non-narcotic drug that reverses the effects of opiate overdose.

Overdose prevention efforts around the nation demonstrate the immense value and efficacy of a public health and safety approach to the problem of drug misuse in society. Proven strategies are available to reduce the...

One of the most egregious outcomes of marijuana prohibition is that many seriously ill people cannot legally access the medicine that works best for them. Twenty-three states, the District of Columbia, Guam and...

List of states with 911 Good Samaritan laws and/or naloxone access policies in place.

Una de las consecuencias más indignantes de la prohibición de la marihuana es que muchas personas gravemente enfermas no tienen acceso legal a la medicina que funciona mejor para ellas. Veintitré...

Aprende los hechos sobre la naloxona, un fármaco no narcótico y de bajo costo que detiene los efectos de las sobredosis por opiáceos.

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