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Movement for Black Lives Wants Congress to End the Drug War

The federal war on drug users would likely be brought to its knees with the passage of the Movement for…

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Dozens of Countries Exclude People on Drug Charges From COVID-19 Decarceration

Prisons are nearly universally recognized as petri dishes for the coronavirus. In an attempt to slow the spread, some countries…

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Irish Harm Reduction Response to COVID-19 Saves Unhoused Drug Users’ Lives

Unhoused drug users in Dublin, Ireland almost entirely avoided projected COVID-19 deaths as a result of progressive changes in national…

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NYC Fails to #DefundNYPD—But Activists Are Just Getting Started

Although the battle to defund the police in New York City was set back by the June 30 approval of…

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Abolitionist Scientists Challenge Crime Prediction Software Research

One thousand scientists have denounced new software designed to predict criminality based off of a single face photo. They're now…

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New York Evictions Are Back, and So Are Demands to #CancelRent

In New York state, evictions through housing court resumed on June 22 after months of being shut down due to…

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Survey: “Having Fun” Still the Biggest Reason for Drug Use During COVID Crisis

Coping with the stress and anxiety of quarantine, historic job losses and a potentially deadly virus tends to be the…

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Four Modes of Chemsex: Study Participants Describe Their Experiences

The meaning of "chemsex" is a contested matter. In the late 2000s, London-based social worker David Stuart facilitated the introduction…

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“A Million Experiments”⁠—Leading Abolitionists Outline Roadmap to #DefundPolice

Amid an unprecedented mainstream debate over disarming and disbanding police, leading abolitionists published a tool guide to conceptually clarify the…

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Safe Supply Pioneer Presents Vaping as Central to Harm Reduction

  "I am an accidental voice in the vaping world," began Dr. Mark Tyndall, a professor at the University of…

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