For nearly 50 years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has fueled mass incarceration, wasted taxpayer money, abused its authority and blocked scientific research. It’s time for change.
Does Law & Order: SVU portray law enforcement realistically? In this podcast, DPA's Ifetayo Harvey talks about the show's take on drug use and policing.
The heinous killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others are painful reminders of the rampant racism and policing practices that put Black people’s lives in danger every day. Tell Congress that we need police reform right now.
We're hosting a series of online discussions with advocates and allies to talk about COVID-19 and drug policy. Join us on July 23 to talk about safe supply and the legal regulation of drugs.
As George Floyd pleaded to breathe, a Minneapolis police officer joked about not doing drugs. The assault and killing of Black people by law enforcement, using drugs as a cover, must end.
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.