Last updated on: 6/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

[Editor’s note: The DPA and the ACLU often collaborate in matters related to drug policy reforms or litigation]

Dec. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is the nation’s leading organization of people who believe the war on drugs is doing more harm than good.”

“About Us,” DPA website (accessed Nov. 5, 2007)

Mission:

“Our mission is to advance those policies and attitudes that best reduce the harms of both drug misuse and drug prohibition, and to promote the sovereignty of individuals over their minds and bodies.”

“Mission and Vision,” DPA website (accessed Nov. 5, 2007)

Other:
Non-profit 501(c)(3)