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    Sessi is Filter‘s staff writer.

    Rest in Power, Jesse Harvey

    Networks of drug users and harm reductionists have been repeatedly devastated as overdose deaths ...

    The Frightening Future and Past of Cop “Mutual Aid”

    Mutual aid organizing is experiencing something of a renaissance amid the coinciding crises of ...

    BlueLeaks: Inside Cops’ Islamophobic Counterdrug Training

    This is a time bomb” was one student’s description of a September 2014 counterdrug ...

    FDA Greenlights Private Sector to Purge Websites Selling “Unapproved Opioids”

    A new private-public partnership aims to purge the internet of “unapproved opioid” vendors in ...

    Two National Prosecutor Groups Urge Opposite Pandemic Responses

    One national prosecutors’ organization has thrown its support behind the criminal justice reform movement’s ...

    The Paradox of an “Evidence-Based” Anti-Drug Media Campaign

    The push for evidence-based drug policy is clashing head-on with a drug war rooted ...

    Why Isotonitazene Is Not Yet the “New Fentanyl”

    In the span of about a year, isotonitazene, a novel psychoactive substance (NPS), went ...