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Other Drug Policy Reform Organizations

These are the more prominent organizations out of literally hundreds - for a comprehensive list, visit the Media Awareness Project Drug Policy Links search engine

For regular weekly and daily collections of news items relevant to drug policy, prison, and criminal justice reform, visit these sites and sign up online to have them sent right to your inbox:

The Drug War Chronicle (weekly) - The "World's Leading Drug Policy Newsletter", an original weekly e-zine, with editorials, news items, and timely alerts on legislation and activism.

The DrugSense Weekly Newsletter - If you are concerned about the War on Drugs, sign up for the DrugSense Weekly to become informed and active. "DrugSense Means Education."

The Drug Policy Alliance Newsletter (weekly) - "Envisioning new drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights and a just society in which the fears, prejudices and punitive prohibitions of today are no more."

The Media Awareness Project: Drugnews Digest (several times daily) - The Drugnews-Digest (DND) is a one-way summary and source of current drug-related news. Full articles cited are available on the Media Awareness Project (MAP) web site.

AlterNet's DrugReporter: Special Coverage of the Drug War and related issues.

Unnacceptable Losses: A photo essay of the war on drugs

IN MEMORIAM: In honor of all the drug policy reform activists who worked so hard, but did not live to see the day of freedom and realization.

A Better Way Foundation: Connecticut

The Can-Do Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit foundation that advocates Clemency for All Non-violent Drug Offenders. Founded by former prisoner Amy Ralston.

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OC NORML and The November Coalition conduct regular Rallies Against The Failing War on Drugs in Orange County, CA. For more info, see Local Scenes and

Campaign For Youth Justice works to keep juveniles out of the adult criminla justice system.

CATS: Californians to Amend the Three Strikes Law -- CATS (LAW) is a nonprofit organization established to rally Californians with vital information, and expose the issues surrounding California's "Three Strikes" Law.

Common Sense for Drug Policy

Cons Helping Cons: is an "online support community for anyone who has left prison, jail, penitentiary, correctional facility, halfway house, or anyone dealing with the aftermath of a criminal past or criminal record."

Drug Policy Alliance

Drug Resource Coordination Network (DRCNet)


Drug Truth Network: featuring the 4:20 Drug War News webcast


Equal Justice & Reform Project

European Human Rights Centre (EHRC)

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)

Human Rights and the Drug War (HR95)

Illicit Drug Policies: Selected Laws from the 50 States

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)

The Media Awareness Project (MAPInc)

National Public Service Council To Abolish Private Prisons -- Incarcerating people for profit is WRONG!

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)

Pain Relief Network (PRN)

Police Officers for Drug Law Reform (PODLR)

Real Reform 2004: Reform The Rockefeller Drug Laws

Reconsider: Forum on Drug Policy

Religious Leaders for a More Just and Compassionate Drug Policy

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)

Truth: The Anti-Drug War - a vast compilation of facts & figures by privatre citizen Brian C. Bennett

Unnacceptable Losses

Unitarian Universalists for Drug Policy Reform (UUDPR)

Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR)

Working to end drug war injustice

Meet the People Behind The U.S. Sentencing Guidelines

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