During his State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo emphasized marijuana legalization as a priority for this year’s legislative session. But we don't just need to get this done, we need to get it right! Let's make 2021 the year for marijuana justice.
Oregon has become the first state in the nation to decriminalize drug possession, but what does that mean? Learn about why we need decriminalization and the steps we're taking to dismantle the failed federal drug war.
For the first time ever, we’re finally seeing real momentum to decriminalize drugs at both the state and federal level. Join the fight to end the criminalization of people who use drugs.
The House of Representatives passed the MORE Act, making it the first piece of comprehensive marijuana reform legislation that actually deschedules marijuana to pass either chamber of Congress.
Learn the signs of what a drug overdose or medical emergency looks like for some commonly used drugs (alcohol, cannabis, MDMA, cocaine, and heroin) and what actions you can take to help save someone’s life.
COVID-19 is a public health crisis that is exacerbating the harms of the drug war. DPA offers these COVID-19 drug policy priorities to protect public health, individual rights, and the dignity and well-being of our communities.