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Frustrations Boil Over Massachusetts Cannabis Equity Delays

Tensions and frustrations building for years have spilled into Massachusetts' cannabis regulatory meetings in the past few weeks. Advocates have…

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In Defense of the Concept of Addiction

The term—and concept of—“addiction” is regularly frowned upon or even attacked by people in our field. But it won’t disappear,…

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More Cannabis Workers Are Unionizing as Legalization Rolls Forward

Cannabis industry workers are winning key battles to unionize and make labor provisions a part of legalization proposals. On January…

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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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Activists Across Social Justice Movements Fight Voter Suppression in Georgia

Just before the New Year on December 27, a federal judge ruled that the state of Georgia did not have…

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Radical Theater Performance Subverts Rikers Violence

Christmas was a week away. The sky was baby blue, but you wouldn’t have known that inside the windowless room…

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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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Prosecutors Must Learn From Drug Users—But That Takes Humility

Across the US, most health professionals can now find opportunities to learn how to integrate harm reduction into their practice,…

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The Mental Gymnastics of Anti-Vaping Legislators

With a new round of legislative hearing looming ahead there is no doubt that vaping—and various prohibition strategies—will be at…

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