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Is the Purdue Settlement a Win for Harm Reduction?

The battle to hold corporations accountable for their involvement in fueling chaotic opioid use and overdose deaths in vulnerable communities…

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Four Things an HIV Policy Survey Reveals About 2020 Candidates’ Harm Reduction Positions

Six Democratic presidential candidates—Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke,Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren—have answered a recent survey about…

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Could Comparing Syringes to Mosquitoes Point the Way to Harm Reduction’s Future?

Needles and mosquitoes have more in common than just poking people; they can both transmit infectious diseases, serving as a…

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“A Potential Public Health Disaster”—Experts Slam Michigan Ban on Flavored Vapes

On September 4, Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan announced an executive order banning the sale of flavored vape products in…

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Boulder, CO Bans Vape Flavors and Seeks to Tax Vapes Much More Heavily Than Cigarettes

On September 3, Boulder, Colorado joined a handful of other cities across the country by banning e-cigarette flavors, which have…

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Watch: Cops and a Judge Demand Harm Reduction to Fight Overdose

The Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) is a nonprofit organization of current and former police, judges, prosecutors and other justice…

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What Should “Overdose Awareness” Really Mean?

Fatal overdoses may be slightly declining in the United States, according to preliminary 2018 data, but they are not falling…

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Latinx New Yorkers Now Hit Hardest by Overdose, Amid Overall NYC Decline

For the first time in seven years, fatal overdoses are declining in New York City—a trend also provisionally observed on…

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DEA to Begin Reviewing Research-Cannabis Grow Applications “Soon”

Officials at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have been dragging their feet for three years on evaluating applications to lawfully…

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Why Researchers Are Ill-Equipped to Study Surging Meth Harms

In recent months, key government studies from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and…

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