Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard

    Sessi is an editorial fellow at Filter.

    Harsher Federal Penalties for Selling Fentanyl-Laced Drugs Have Taken Effect—Expect Unintended Consequences

    New federal sentencing guidelines that took effect November 1 significantly increase the potential prison sentence ...

    Insys—Which Fought Cannabis Legalization—Now May Turn Itself Entirely Into a Cannabis Company

    Insys—the pharmaceutical company investigated for its unethical fentanyl marketing tactics in the midst of ...

    Moral Panic Around “Chemsex Crimewave” Predictably Lacks Coherent Analysis

    Moral panic continues around chemsex, the term used (most often in Europe) to describe a ...

    Tainted Pharma Company That Fought Legalization Applies to Sell “Marihuana”

    On October 30, the DEA announced that Pharma company Insys Therapeutics filed in August for approval ...

    How the Young Lords Took Lincoln Hospital, Left a Health Activism Legacy

    “They just took over the Nurses’ Residence at Lincoln Hospital,” says Walter Bosque, an ...