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Alcohol Epidemiology Program (AEP); www.epi.umn.edu/alcohol/, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis
sResearches impact of public alcohol policy on alcohol use.

California Campaign for New Drug Policies
1250 6th Street #202
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Tel: (310) 394-2952
email: info@drugreform.org
Web: www.drugreform.org
sLobbies for passage of California Proposition 36, The Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act, which would require “drug treatment program and probation for certain non-violent drug possession offenses and similar parole violations.”

Campaign for an Effective Crime Policy
514 - 10th Street N.W. Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20004
Tel: (202) 628-1903
Fax: (202) 628-1091
Email: staff@crimepolicy.org
Web: www.crimepolicy.org
s ”an organization of progressive criminal justice professionals, academics and community leaders working together to … educate policy makers, the media and the public about the relative effectiveness of various strategies for improving public safety, including reforms to the treatment of juveniles, drug offenders and the mentally ill within the criminal justice system.”

Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics
PO Box 73481
Davis, CA 95617-3481
Tel: 1.888.950.MIND (6463)
Email: info@cognitiveliberty.org
Web: www.cognitiveliberty.org
sFocuses on entheogens, psychedelics and hallucinogens. sPublishes the Journal of Cognitive Liberties sOperates the Drug Law Library, an online searchable database of drug-related national and state laws and court cases

Common Sense for Drug Policy (CSDP)
3220 N Street, NW, #141
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (703) 354-5694
Fax: (703) 354-5695
Email: info@csdp.org
Web: www.csdp.org
sProvides technical assistance to policy reform individuals and organizations. sDisseminates research, hosts public forums and informs members of the media.

Drug Policy Foundation (DPF)
Web: www.dpf.org

Drug Reform Coordination Network (DRCNet)
Web: www.drcnet.org
sWeekly newsletter published on their web site and e-mail distribution.

Drug Strategies
Web: www.drugstrategies.org
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Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)
1612 K Street NW, Suite 1400
Washington, D.C. 20006
Tel: (202) 822-6700
Fax: (202) 822-6704
Email:famm@famm.org
Web: www.famm.org/
sAdvocates for reform of mandatory sentencing laws and improvement of sentencing guidelines.

Friends of the Addicted for Comprehensive Treatment (FACT)
Web: www.factadvocates.org/.
s“Advocacy by and for drug users and their families.”

Justice Policy Institute (JPI), East Coast Office
1234 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Suite C1009
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 737-7270
Fax: (202) 737-7271
Web: www.cjcj.org/jpi/
sA project of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ)

The Lindesmith Center (TLC)
Web:  www.lindesmith.org/.
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Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)
P.O. Box 77492, Capitol Hill
Washington DC, 20013
Web: www.mpp.org/
sLobbies for the reform of federal marijuana law.

The Marin Institute
Web: www.marininstitute.org
sResearches the impacts of public policy, advertising and other forces on alcohol use.

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
901 N. Pitt Street, Suite 370
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 703-706-0576
Fax: 703-706-0577
Web: www.nadcp.org
Email:
Mission: “seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of Drug Courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.”

National Association of Sentencing Advocates (NASA)
514 - 10th Street, NW Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: 202.628.0871
Fax: 202.628.1091
Email: ghebron@sentencingproject.org
Web: www.sentencingproject.org/nasa

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Web: www.norml.org
s“… serves as an informational resource to the national media on marijuana-related stories; lobbies state and federal legislators to permit the medical use of marijuana and to reject recent attempts to treat minor marijuana offenses more harshly; and serves as the umbrella group for a national network of citizen activists committed to ending marijuana prohibition.”

RAND Drug Policy Research Center
Web: www.rand.org/centers/dprc/

Reconsider: Forum on Drug Policy, Syracuse, NY
Web: www.reconsider.org
sDrug policy reform, especially New York State Rockefeller Drug Laws.

The Sentencing Project
514 - 10th Street, NW Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202) 628-0871
Fax: (202) 628-1091
Email: staff@sentencingproject.org
Web: www.sentencingproject.org
s Coordinates the Campaign for an Effective Crime Policy s Sponsors the National Association of Sentencing Advocates

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)
Web: www.ssdp.org
s “…working to involve youth in the political process, and promoting an open, honest, and rational discussion of alternative solutions to our nation's drug problems.” – SSDP Mission Statement

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Web: www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov
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History
2000.10.30-cgk:
- Added Campaign for an Effective Crime Policy
- Added
National Association of Drug Court Professionals
- Added National
Association of Sentencing Advocates
- Added the Sentencing Project

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