October 17 is “Above the Influence Day”and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is encouraging people and organizations across the country to participate in training webinars that will undoubtedly be chock full of misinformation and scare tactics. So, we’re encouraging you to live above the influence, too, — above the influence of uninformed drug war propaganda. To help you arm yourself with truth, knowledge and critical thinking, here’s a quick list of our favorite sources for the true story. Use them wisely and use them often! www.dancesafe.org – Harm reduction www.druglibrary.net – DRCNet Online library of drug policy www.drugwarfacts.org – Facts and statistics www.erowid.org – Honest information about drugs. www.flexyourrights.org – How to flex your rights in police encounters www.mapinc.org – Media Awareness Project: a drugs and drug policy media archive www.safety1st.org – Honest drug education Movies – our compiled list of useful documentaries Books – our compiled list of useful books about the drug war For more ways to stay above the influence of misinformation, check out our resources page and more helpful links here.