Visit the following websites to learn more about the war on drugs, the organizations working to put an end to it, and the organizations working to maintain the harmful and dangerous status quo:
Facts & Research
These websites are primarily dedicated to compiling facts and information rather than engaging in direct advocacy. They are great resources for personal or academic research on drugs and drug policy.
www.dancesafe.org – Dance Safe
www.druglibrary.net – DRCNet Drug Library
www.drugwarfacts.org – Drug War Facts
www.erowid.org – Erowid: A website with honest information about drugs.
www.flexyourrights.org – Flex Your Rights
www.mapinc.org – Media Awareness Project: An archive of media relating to drugs and drug policy.
www.safety1st.org – Safety First
www.ssdp.org/wiki – SSDPedia
www.harmreduction.org/article.php?id=530 – Harm Reduction Resources map
1,000+ peer-reviewed journal articles, provided by http://whyprohibition.ca/
Drug Policy Reform Organizations
These organizations are primarily focused on advocating for drug policy reform.
https://www.aclu.org/against-drug-prohibition – American Civil Liberties Union
www.safeaccessnow.org – Americans for Safe Access
www.compassionforpatients.com – Committee for Compassionate Medicine
www.csdp.org – Common Sense for Drug Policy
www.cjpf.org – Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
www.dancesafe.org – Dance Safe
www.drugpolicy.org – Drug Policy Alliance
www.stopthedrugwar.org – Drug Reform Coordination Network
www.drugsense.org – Drug Sense
www.espolea.org – Espolea
www.famm.org – Families Against Mandatory Minimums
www.harmreduction.org – Harm Reduction Coalition
www.hr95.org – Human Rights and the Drug War
www.idpi.us – Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative
www.justicepolicy.org – Justice Policy Institute
www.leap.cc – Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
www.mpp.org – Marijuana Policy Project
www.norml.org – National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
www.november.org – The November Coalition
www.soros.org – Open Society Institute
www.release.org.uk – Release
www.saferchoice.org – Safer Alternative for Enjoyable Recreation
www.sentencingproject.org – The Sentencing Project
www.talkingdrugs.org – Talking Drugs
Organizations We Partner With
These organizations are not primarily focused on drug policy reform, but they work closely with SSDP on specific campaigns.
A full list of organizations we partner with in our campaign to repeal the HEA Aid Elimination penalty can be found at the website of the Coalition for Higher Education Act Reform (CHEAR).
www.naacp.org – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
www.youthrights.org – National Youth Rights Association (NYRA)
www.rid-usa.org – Remove Intoxicated Drivers
These organizations are primarily focused on maintaining the harmful status quo of drug prohibition.
www.dammad.org – Dads and Mad Moms Against Drug Dealers
www.dare-america.com – Drug Abuse Resistance Education
https://www.dea.gov/index.shtml – Drug Enforcement Administration
www.nida.nih.gov – The National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov – The Office of National Drug Control Policy. A.K.A. The Drug Czar’s Office.
www.drugfree.org – The Partnership for a Drug Free America
http://www.unodc.org – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
News & opinion from various perspectives
www.drugwarrant.com – Drug War Rant by Pete Guither (reform)
www.pushingback.com – Pushing Back: The Office of National Drug Control Policy blog (prohibitionist)
www.stopthedrugwar.org/speakeasy – Stop The Drug War Speakeasy (reform)