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Lisa Sánchez

Drug policy advocate and program manager for the Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Mexico Unido Contra La Delincuencia

The Americas

Lisa Sánchez is the executive director of Mexico United against Crime (MUCD), a Mexican nongovernmental organization that has been working on citizen security, justice, and drug policy issues since 1998. Sánchez is a drug policy expert who from 2012 to 2018 directed the Drug Policy Programme at MUCD, where she also collaborated with the U.K.-based think tank Transform Drug Policy Foundation. In previous years, she worked for the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States, the Federal Government of Mexico, the youth-lead organization Espolea, and the International AIDS Society. Sánchez is also the author of several publications on drug policy and is a regular contributor to national and international media.

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