David Poses

David was a writer, speaker and activist for drug policy and treatment. He was the author of the memoir The Weight of Air. He lived in New York.

“Music Is a Trigger”—How I Was Welcomed to Rehab

[This article is excerpted from the author's new book, The Weight of Air. It recounts his first experience in rehab,…

July 6, 2021

“Here to Make It Less Dangerous”—The Work of a Dark-Web Drug Seller

In today’s bifurcated illicit drug trade, it’s increasingly common for transactions to occur anonymously, online—on the 0.01 percent of the…

November 12, 2020