The New YorkAcademy o MedicineJulie Netherland, PhDDrug Policy AllianceRuth Finkelstein, ScDThe New YorkAcademy o Medicine
The New York Academy o Medicine and the Drug PolicyAlliance would like to thank the hundreds o communitymembers and organizations, experts and service agencies,elected and government ocials who participated in theconsultations and assisted in the development o this
. While they are too numerous to list here, they arelisted in the technical report to the
. We would alsolike to thank Jo Ivey Bouford, President o NYAM, and EthanNadelmann, Executive Director o DPA, or their leadershipand support. Special thanks to Eric Cadora rom the JusticeMapping Center or his work on the maps and graphics andto DPA staf Jag Davies, Emily Kaltenbach, Roseanne Scotti,and intern Yvonne Tinsley or their insights and assistancein strengthening the document.This
is supported by a grant rom theCharles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation and theDrug Policy Alliance.
March 2013Kassandra Frederique,
Drug Policy AllianceSimone-Marie Meeks, MSThe New YorkAcademy o Medicinegabriel sayeghDrug Policy Alliance