Below you will find a variety of resources to assist you in your study of cannabis and psychedelics (including medicinal uses, therapeutic applications, and ancient cultural traditions) plus drug policy (from prohibition to reform in the United States and around the world). 

Please let us know if we should add anything!

Peer Education Materials

Symposium Memories

Symposium Flyer Archive

Internet Resources

Research and Advocacy Organizations

Global Commission on Drug Policy: 

Cultural Survival: (see publications link for journal)

SAPIENS (anthropology zine):

Drug Policy Alliance: 

Washington Office on Latin America: (see esp. Drug Law Reform Project)

Transnational Institute:

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies:

Beckley Foundation (UK psychedelic research org):

Chacruna—Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines:

McKenna Academy of Natural Philosophy:

Institute for Policy Studies:

International Drug Policy Consortium:

The Center for Economic and Policy Research:

InSight Crime, analysis on organized crime in the Americas:

Andean Information Network:

Drug Policy Reform:

Foreign Affairs (from Council on Foreign Relations): 

Foreign Policy in Focus:

School of the Americas Watch: 

Witness for Peace:


Erowid (huge archive on humans and psychoactives):

Zendo Project (psychedelic harm reduction):

Schaffer Drug Policy Library (trove of documents):

Count the Costs of the War on Drugs: 


Student Organizations

Students for Sensible Drug Policy: (see also

Psychedelic Club at CU-Boulder:

DanceSafe (promoting health & safety for electronic community): 

Government Agencies

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP):

National Institute on Drug Abuse: 

USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development):

Congressional Research Service (CRS):

United Nations:—see also for UN drug policy

UN General Assembly Special Session on Drug Policy: 

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: 

Media Outlets

Stop the Drug War Chronicle:

Release (Drugs, The Law and Human Rights publication): 


The Narco News Bulletin:

The Cannabist (see esp. journalist Ricardo Baca):

Rooster Magazine (see esp. journalist Reilly Capps): 

Cannabis Nation Radio:


Bioneers videos: 

YES! Magazine (Solutions Journalism): 

Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman:—search archives

Alternet Drugs:

U.S. News and World Report: 

John Oliver: 

CU Boulder Resources

Collegiate Recovery Center, UMC 414:

CU Sober Buffs, UMC 102:

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS):

Health and Wellness Services, Student Affairs:

Alcohol and Drugs Guidelines: 

Buff Connect list of all campus events and student groups:

Volunteer Resource Center:

Certificate in Social Innovation:

Center for Student Involvement:

Center for Inclusion and Social Change:

Women's Resource Center:

Gender and Sexuality Center:

Cultural Unity and Engagement Center:

Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS): 

First Peoples Worldwide:

Dennis Small Cultural Center:

Office of Diversity, Equity, & Community Engagement:

Conference on World Affairs:

Environmental Center (see Events Calendar): 

Sustainable CU:

INVST Community Leadership Program:

Center for Community-Based Learning and Research: 


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Make A Donation (these organizations are involved in important work if you are looking for someone to support)

Chacruna—Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines: 

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies:

Drug Policy Alliance:

The Cannabis Foundation: