State-By-State Laws

How does your state criminalize drugs?

See your state’s current lowest-level drug possession and paraphernalia laws, and learn about proposed decriminalization initiatives across the country.

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The Drug Policy Reform Act (DPRA) is an unprecedented bill that would decriminalize drugs at the federal level. It was just introduced. Tell your members of Congress support it. 

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We rely on your support to help end the criminalization of drugs and the people who use them.

In November 2020, DPA and our local allies made history when Oregon became the first state in the nation to decriminalize drug possession while expanding access to health and treatment services.

Inspired by this paradigm-shifting victory, we are now working to pass drug decriminalization laws across the country.

Learn more about our mission and the vision that drives our work.