Virginia broke ground as the first state in the South to legalize marijuana. Who’s got next? Join us on 4/20 for a discussion on marijuana justice in the South.
The drug war has given police unchecked power to patrol schools and communities, invade people's homes, and use aggressive tactics and military weapons, which in too many instances have led to killings of Black and Latinx people.
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 drug war goes far beyond arrests and incarceration. Its roots are deeply embedded in almost every aspect of daily life – from education, housing, and employment, to child welfare, immigration, and public benefits.
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.
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.