Drugs + Money

    Is the Purdue Settlement a Win for Harm Reduction?

    The battle to hold corporations accountable for their involvement in fueling chaotic opioid use ...

    The Rank Hypocrisy of Marijuana Prohibition Advocates’ Taxpayer Funding 

    The New York Chapter of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), the prohibitionist organization led ...

    EPA Criticized for Being Open to Hemp Growers Using Pesticides

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering 10 applications submitted by hemp farmers ...

    SAMHSA to Drop SUD Treatment Confidentiality Rule, Because “Times Change”

    The attack on patient confidentiality⁠—by the very agency that is supposed to protect it⁠—has ...

    California Poised to Crack Down Harder on Illicit Medical Cannabis Market

    On August 6, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a set of guidelines for ...

    Denver Lawmaker Tells Filter Why She Led Vote Against Private Prison Companies

    On August 5, Denver City Council voted against renewing $10.6 million in contracts with ...

    El Chapo’s Trial Was a Drug-War Propaganda Circus

    Extraditing drug dealers from around the world to stand trial in the States is ...

    California Working Toward Certifying “Almost Organic” Cannabis

    On July 24 in Sacramento, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) held ...

    Federal Court Ruling Threatens Smaller Vape Companies’ Survival

    Smaller manufacturers of vaping products face a major obstacle to survival after the release a few weeks ago ...

    FDA Cites Vapes as a Smoking Cessation Tool in Lawsuit Argument

    On July 11, a Maryland district court judge ruled in a lawsuit launched by ...