Wednesday in Philadelphia: Free Symposium “Addicted to the War on Drugs” Convened by University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs

Press Release February 19, 2019
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Jag Davies 212-613-8035
Roseanne Scotti 609-610-8243

Trenton, NJ – The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs will convene a collaborative discussion on February 20th that will explore the impact of the War on Drugs, barriers to change and achievable solutions to addressing both drug use and drug prohibition.

The all-day forum will cover a range of topics, including criminal justice and enforcement, health and addiction, policy and politics, and social work and community. Speakers include DPA’s New Jersey State Director Roseanne Scotti, former DPA Executive Director Ethan Nadelmann and Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.    

When: February 20, 2019, 10:00am – 5:30pm (lunch provided, reception to follow)

Where: Fitts Auditorium, Penn Law, 3501 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

To register for the “Addicted to the War on Drugs” symposium, visit

For more background on the Drug Policy Alliance’s work to advance drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights, visit


A young woman holds a sign that says "End the Drug War."

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