In the past few years, there have been drops in the correctional population as a whole as well as drops in the incarceration rate.
3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine is also known by its initials: MDMA, though it's better known to the public as Ecstasy.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy, (the Drug Czar's office), is required by law to produce an annual national drug control strategy report.
CSDP Director of Research Doug McVay recently recorded an hour-long interview with Molly Gill, Government Affairs Council for the organization Families Against Mandatory Minimums.
CSDP Director of Research Doug McVay recently interviewed Johann Hari, author of "Chasing The Scream" for public radio. The full audio is available at
The Drug Policy Facts podcast is back after a short hiatus!
June 26th, 2015, is the Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform. According to the Support! Don't Punish campaign:
UN Sec'y-General Ban Ki-moon: "We must consider alternatives to criminalization" of people who use drugs
The UN's World Drug Day 2015 is Friday, June 26th.
The Support Don't Punish "is a global advocacy campaign calling for better drug policies that prioritise public health and human rights." Th
The internationally-respected nonprofit Human Rights Watch has released a groundbreaking report on the impact of US drug laws.