Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies That Work

This report reflects a new evolution in the thinking of the Global Commission, which includes Kofi Annan, Richard Branson, and the former presidents of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal and Switzerland. They not only reiterate their demands for decriminalization, alternatives to incarceration, and greater emphasis on public health approaches – but now also call for responsible legal regulation of currently-illegal drugs.

Global Commission on Drug Policy
Drug Trafficking in Latin America
Supply and Demand
Distorted Financial Incentives for Enforcement
Wasted Tax Dollars
Drug Prohibition and Violence
Drug Use
Constitutional Protections
Strengthening Families
Zero Tolerance Drug Policies
Federal Student Aid Access
Drug Testing Policies
Real Drug Education
Women and Gender in the Drug War
Mass Criminalization
Drug Law Convictions and Punishments
Race and the Drug War
Drug Replacement and Maintenance Therapy
Syringe Access
Drug Overdose
Supervised Injection Facilities
Discrimination Against Drug Users
Drug Treatment
911 Good Samaritan Fatal Overdose Prevention Law
Reducing the Harms of Marijuana Prohibition
Medical Marijuana
Marijuana Legalization and Regulation