Doug Johnson

    Doug is a writer, editor and journalist whose work has appeared in National Geographic, Undark Magazine, New Scientist and Hakai, among others. He lives in Alberta, Canada.

    Drug Decriminalization Inches Closer in Saskatoon, Canada

    The Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners (SBPC) met on April 21 to discuss the ...

    Vancouver Safe Supply Program Begins Prescribing Take-Home Fentanyl

    Despite efforts to make medical safe supply programs in Canada as low-barrier as possible, ...

    Toronto’s New Hospital-Based Safe Consumption Site Is a First for Ontario

    A specialized hospital in Toronto opened the doors to a new supervised consumption site ...

    AI Is Being Used to “Map” Psychedelic Trips in the Brain

    Between the bright colors, shimmering textures and other sensory phenomena that come with taking ...

    Myriad New Drugs Complicate Legalization, as Well as Harm Reduction

    Humans have found or created a truly staggering number of psychoactive substances. Some, like ...

    Could Canada’s New Political Alliance Speed Drug Decriminalization?

    Two of Canada’s left-of-center parties have entered an agreement that will prop up the ...

    Students Launch Bid to Decriminalize All Drugs in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    A student group has launched a campaign to decriminalize drug possession and low-level distribution ...

    New York Protest Tells Politicians to Stop Targeting Harm Reduction  

    Harm reduction advocates and workers, including members of VOCAL-New York, converged at the Staten ...

    San Francisco Hospital Program Offers Harm Reduction to Patients

    In some hospitals in the United States, doctors will send people home with prescriptions ...