The Support Don't Punish "is a global advocacy campaign calling for better drug policies that prioritise public health and human rights." The SDP coalition, which is composed of number of drug policy reform NGOs in the US and internationally, has declared June 26th, 2015, to be a Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform.

The internationally-respected nonprofit Human Rights Watch has released a groundbreaking report on the impact of US drug laws. According to HRW:

Disproportionately harsh laws and policies relating to drug offenses can lead to deportation for lawful permanent residents and unauthorized immigrants alike.

The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) releases its 2015 European Drug Report on the morning of June 4, 2015.

According to the EMCDDA press office:

Hemp History Week 2015 is June 1-7.

Hemp History Week is an annual educational event sponsored by the Hemp Industry Association. According to the HIA's Hemp History Week website:

The New York Times editorial board has finally noticed that nations around the world and even in the western hemisphere are reforming their drug policies. The call for a broad global debate over the UN drug control conventions is growing, along with international popular resistance to the counterproductive and archaic prohibitionist policies that have been pushed for so long by the US and a small handful of other nations.

As stated in the Times editorial: