FilterMag

Heated Denver Council Hearing Debates Vape Flavors Ban

On October 6, Denver City Council (specifically the Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee) held a public hearing to discuss…

October 15, 2021

Charleston Prosecutors Treat Black and White Men Equally, Report Finds. Really?

How many former prosecutors does it take to give a white elected prosecutor in the Deep South a glowing reference…

October 15, 2021

Michigan Drops Its Vape Flavor Ban, But Advocates Wary of What’s Next

Marc Slis wanted to live a quiet life. As a geophysicist, he had spent decades exploring for oil all over…

October 14, 2021

Supreme Court Setback in Safehouse Fight for SCS: Will Biden Break His Silence?

On October 12, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) chose not to hear a lawsuit over Philadelphia nonprofit…

October 14, 2021

Why Is California Failing Thousands of People With Cannabis Records?

Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents still have publicly available cannabis-related criminal…

October 14, 2021

FDA’s First-Ever Vaping Product Authorization Brings Mixed Feelings

On October 12, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the first-ever vaping product to legally be sold in the…

October 13, 2021

Here Are the Marijuana and Psychedelics Measures on November Ballots

Marijuana and psychedelics are on the ballot at the local and state level across the US next month. It might…

October 13, 2021

How My Drug Use Has Become More Sustainable Over Time

When I first began using opioids, in 2017 when I was 18, I knew nothing of harm reduction. My high…

October 13, 2021

Health Canada Is Poised to Take a Disastrous Wrong Turn on Vaping

The Canadian government recently consulted on its proposals for regulating—read:banning—flavors used in vaping products. Its supposed justifications include a perceived…

October 12, 2021

Fentanyl Batches I Have Known in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada often seems to get left out of discussions of our country’s ongoing drug-poisoning crisis. Yet recorded overdose deaths…

October 12, 2021