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Drug Users Welcome: An Oklahoma City Shelter’s Encouraging Approach

On April 6, Oklahoma City opened its only low-threshold night shelter for people experiencing homelessness. With 140 beds, including some…

April 14, 2021

What to Make of the Recent Resurgence of Delta 8?

Gentry Matthews was over it. Like many others in his industry, he had founded a nicotine vape company with a…

April 14, 2021

Advocates Call on Feds to End Fentanyl Analogs’ Schedule I Classification

On April 8, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) spearheaded a coalition—including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the…

April 13, 2021

A Year Into COVID, Prisoners Still in the Dark About Stimulus Checks

Nearly 13 months since the first coronavirus relief bill was signed and nearly three months since the inauguration of a…

April 13, 2021

New Mexico Just Legalized Marijuana: Here Are the Details

The governor of New Mexico signed a bill on April 12 to legalize marijuana in the state, as well as…

April 13, 2021

Mary Jeanne Kreek: A Methadone Pioneer Who Cared Deeply About Patients

  I will never forget the first time I got to speak to Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek in a personal…

April 12, 2021

Bloomberg Anti-Nicotine Lobby Among US Backers of Duterte’s Drug War

He thought it was a clap of thunder as it echoed through the humid air between the river and mountains…

April 12, 2021

Vaping Prohibitionists Host Conference to Confirm Their Own Views

On April 7, the organization Parents Against Vaping E-Cigarettes (PAVE) hosted a day-long virtual conference called “Clear the Vapor: The…

April 9, 2021

Federal Funding Can Now Be Used to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips

The United States federal government has taken a step to make good on its late 2020 endorsement of fentanyl testing…

April 9, 2021

Maine Unveils Legislation to Decriminalize Possession of All Drugs

Maine lawmakers have formally introduced a bill to broadly decriminalize possession of all currently illicit drugs—the latest state-based move to…

April 8, 2021