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Drug Policy Alliance

ORGANIZATION

"The Drug Policy Alliance is the leading organization in the United States promoting alternatives to the war on drugs. On July 1, 2000, The Lindesmith Center merged with the Drug Policy Foundation to form DPA. Created in 1994, The Lindesmith Center was the first US project of the Open Society Institute and the leading independent drug policy reform institute in the United States."

Official Website:
http://www.drugpolicy.org/

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1-Jul-2000

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harry Belafonte
Singer/Songwriter
1-Mar-1927   Calypso singer
Richard Branson
Business
18-Jul-1950   Founder of Virgin chain
Frank Carlucci
Government
18-Oct-1930   US Secretary of Defense, 1987-89
John Conyers
Politician
16-May-1929   Congressman, Michigan 14th
Walter Cronkite
Journalist
4-Nov-1916 17-Jul-2009 America's most trusted newscaster
Ram Dass
Religion
5-Apr-1931   Be Here Now
Joycelyn Elders
Government
13-Aug-1933   Highly opinionated Surgeon General
Ira Glasser
Activist
1938   ACLU Executive Director, 1978-2001
Arianna Huffington
Columnist
15-Jul-1950   The Huffington Post
Gary Johnson
Politician
1-Jan-1953   Governor of New Mexico, 1995-2003
Ethan Nadelmann
Activist
13-Mar-1957   Drug Policy Alliance
George Soros
Business
12-Aug-1930   Financial speculator
Paul Volcker
Economist
5-Sep-1927   Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 1979-87
Kevin Zeese
Activist
1955   Common Sense for Drug Policy


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