- Drug Policy Alliance
- Marijuana Policy Project
- Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
- November Coalition
- Students for Sensible Drug Policy
- Transform Drug Policy Foundation (United Kingdom)
- Beckley Foundation (United Kingdom)
- Colombia Program At-A-Glance (PDF). usaid.gov. United States Agency for International Development. [2015-10-20].
- Bennett, Brian. U.S. can't justify its drug war spending, reports say. Los Angeles Times. 2011-06-09.
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- Vulliamy, Ed. How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico's murderous drug gangs. The Guardian (London). 2011-04-03.
- Congress: US Wasting Billions in War on Drugs – Pair of reports blast counter-narcotics spending in Latin America. Newser.com.
- "(And) Richard Nixon was the one who coined the phrase, 'war on drugs.'"
- Cockburn and St. Clair, 1998: Chapter 14
- Bullington, Bruce; Alan A. Block. A Trojan horse: Anti-communism and the war on drugs. Crime, Law and Social Change (Springer Netherlands). March 1990, 14 (1): 39–55. ISSN 1573-0751. doi:10.1007/BF00728225.
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- On May 13, 2009, Gil Kerlikowske—the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)—signaled that the Obama administration did not plan to significantly alter drug enforcement policy, but also that the administration would not use the term "War on Drugs", because Kerlikowske considers the term to be "counter-productive".
- Fields, Gary. White House Czar Calls for End to 'War on Drugs'. The Wall Street Journal. 2009-05-14 [2009-05-14].
- ONDCP's view is that "drug addiction is a disease that can be successfully prevented and treated... making drugs more available will make it harder to keep our communities healthy and safe".
- Global Commission on Drug Policy Offers Reckless, Vague Drug Legalization Proposal, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc, July 12, 2011 页面存档备份，存于互联网档案馆. (PDF).
- One of the alternatives that Kerlikowske has showcased is the drug policy of Sweden, which seeks to balance public health concerns with opposition to drug legalization. The prevalence rates for 可卡因 use in Sweden are barely one-fifth of those in Spain, the biggest consumer of the drug.
- Sweden's tough drug laws leave addicts behind. The Local. 2014-04-10 [2014-09-10].
- War on Drugs. The Global Commission on Drug Policy. 2011: 24.
- Johann Hari. Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs. London, New York: Bloomsbury. 2015. ISBN 978-1-620-408902.
- Michael Blanchard; Gabriel J. Chin. Identifying the Enemy in the War on Drugs: A Critique of the Developing Rule Permitting Visual Identification of Indescript White Powders in Narcotics Prosecutions. American University Law Review. 1998, (47): 557. SSRN 1128945.
- Daniel Burton-Rose, The Celling of America: An Inside Look at the U.S. Prison Industry. Common Courage Press, 1998.
- Stephanie R. Bush-Baskette, "The War on Drugs as a War on Black Women," in Meda Chesney-Lind and Lisa Pasko (eds.), Girls, Women, and Crime: Selected Readings. SAGE, 2004.
- Gabriel Chin. Race, the War on Drugs and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction. Gender, Race & Justice. 2002, (6): 253. SSRN 390109.
- Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair, Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs and the Press. New York: Verso, 1998.
- Mitchell Earlywine, Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
- Kathleen J. Frydl, The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
- Kenneth B. Nunn. Race, Crime and the Pool of Surplus Criminality: Or Why the War on Drugs Was a War on Blacks. Gender, Race & Justice. 2002, (6): 381.
- Tony Payan, "A War that Can’t Be Won." Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2013.
- Preston Peet, Under the Influence: The Disinformation Guide to Drugs. The Disinformation Company, 2004.
- Thomas C. Rowe, Federal Narcotics Laws and the War on Drugs: Money Down a Rat Hole. Binghamton, NY: Haworn Press, 2006.
- Eric Schneider, "The Drug War Revisited," Berfrois, November 2, 2011.
- Peter Dale Scott and Jonathan Marshall, Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1911.
- Dominic Streatfeild, Cocaine: An Unauthorized Biography. Macmillan, 2003.
- Douglas Valentine, The Strength of the Wolf: The Secret History of America's War on Drugs. New York: Verso, 2004.
- National Drug Threat Assessment 2009 from the United States Department of Justice
- War On Drugs: Legislation in the 108th Congress and Related Developments, a 2003 report from the Congressional Research Service via the State Department website
- The Report of the Canadian Government Commission of Inquiry into the Non-Medical Use of Drugs—1972
- Narco News—news site focusing on drug war in Latin America
- Drug War Facts
- Drug War Distortions
- Major Studies of Drugs and Drug Policy Full text of major government commission reports on the drug laws from around the world over the last 100 years
- Historical Research on the Drug War Full text of numerous full histories of the drug war and thousands of original historical documents
- Cato Institute Drug Prohibition Research
- Drug War Victims
- The War on Drugs is the subject of the 2007 documentary film "The War on Drugs"
- The War on Drugs is the subject of the 2007 documentary film "American Drug War"
- The War on Drugs is covered in the 2006 documentary film "Cocaine Cowboys"
- The Damage Done—Another documentary film
- The House I Live In—Another documentary film, Grand Jury Prize SUNDANCE Film Festival 2012
- How to Make Money Selling Drugs—Another documentary film