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Will Research Cannabis Be Freed in 2020?

In August 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced movement on its policy limiting US-based research cannabis cultivation solely to the…

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Opportunities and Limits of New Federal Funding for Stimulant Responses

As the federal government pours billions of dollars into state-level responses to opioid use disorders and opioid-involved overdoses, the tide…

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Rikers Body Scanners Risk Jailed New Yorkers’ Health

Machines that were once prohibited from being used in New York jails were rolled out at the infamous Rikers Island…

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DA Candidate Plans to Abolish NYC’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor

“Perhaps no one and nothing else in New York City better represents the worst history of the War on Drugs…

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How Can Pediatricians Become Harm Reductionists?

Draconian drug policies have often been made in the name of the health of youth, yet harm reduction centers, like…

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Southerners With Substance Use Disorders Wrongly Denied Disability Insurance

Staff confusion and incompetence seem to be responsible for the wrongful denial of disability insurance to people with substance use…

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Why Boston Drug Users Are Wary of Emergency Medical Care

Wound care for people who inject drugs is considered a critical component of harm reduction by providers. But people who…

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How Emergency Departments Fail Pain Patients in Need

Since 2000, Anne Fuqua has been on opioid pain medications, including fentanyl and Oxycontin, notorious for their involvement in different…

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How to Check Drug Interactions With Hep C Medications

In the United Kingdom, half of surveyed people who inject drugs had been infected with hepatitis C (HCV), and some…

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What Activists Are Looking for in Implementation of NY’s 2020 Bail Reforms

As of January 1, cash bail is no longer legally applicable to the vast majority of people charged with misdemeanors…

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