The Human Rights Cost of the War on Drugs program examines the negative unintended consequences of international drug policies on basic human rights since their adoption in the 1960s. The aim of the program is to support the current global trend towards policies that focus less on prohibition and criminalization and more on individual rights and health.

On August 7, 2019, we published our report: “The Cost and Consequences of the War on Drugs.” You can also read a bird’s eye examination of the report, including what went into its creation, here.