Tana Ganeva

Tana is a reporter covering criminal justice, drug policy, immigration and politics. She’s written for the Washington Post, RollingStone.com, Glamour, Gothamist, Vice and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. She also writes on Substack. She was previously deputy editor of The Influence, a web magazine about drug policy and criminal justice, and served for years as managing editor of AlterNet. She lives in New York City.

NY Cases Underline Harms of Drug Testing During Pregnancy

Jane* didn’t think much about the Sam’s Club salad she’d eaten days before she was to give birth in March…

April 18, 2024

Confirmed Executions for Drug Convictions Surge to New Global High

In July 2016, three Nigerians and one Indonesian were ferried to Nusa Kambangan, known as the “island of flowers,” off…

April 2, 2024

Vermont on the Verge of Authorizing Safe Consumption Sites

The Vermont House of Representatives passed a bill on January 11 to allow health providers to open and operate safe…

January 19, 2024

Calls for Coerced Treatment as Oregon Decrim Under Threat

By the time Morgan Godvin stood before a judge in Portland, Oregon, her life had spun out of control in…

January 11, 2024

New York Post’s Latest Attack on Harm Reduction “a Disgrace”

The overdose crisis took 3,026 lives in New York City in 2022—the highest figure recorded, and 12 percent higher than…

November 29, 2023