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Video: A New Way of Life
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This thirteen-minute video details the rights and responsibilities that eligible, nonviolent drug offenders have under the California voter-approved Proposition 36 program. In addition, the video highlights the social and economic successes that resulted from offenders receiving drug treatment instead of incarceration. For information on obtaining the video, contact Drug Policy Alliance's Adreana Nuñez at 916-444-3751, or anunez@drugpolicy.org.

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English | Spanish
 

Current Endorsements:

California Public Defenders Association
AWARE (A Consumer Advocacy Project)
California Association of Alcohol & Drug Program Executives
California Society of Addiction Medicine
County Alcohol & Drug Program Administrators Association-California
A New Path (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing)
Chief Probation Officers of California
California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors


 
Common Sense for Drug Policy
 
California Society of Addiction Medicine
 
California State Association of Counties
 

Read commentary from Oliver H., a Prop 36 graduate.

 
Get the Facts
Over a dozen Proposition 36 fact sheets are available for download. Topics include: the Effectiveness of Drug Treatment, Drug Courts/Deferred Entry, and the California Correctional System.
 
County-by-County
breakdowns of the 2000 initiative votes
 
For background on the Prop. 36 campaign and other votes nationwide for drug policy reform, see:

Contact Lists
County Lead Agencies
and Contacts
Parole Region Contact
Probation Contacts

 

     

 
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