Drugs + Money

African HIV Responders’ Funding Hit Hardest by US Abortion “Gag Rule”

Organizations working to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa have been the most impacted by President Donald Trump's 2017 revival…

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Study: Stopping Long-Term Opioid Prescriptions Associated With Veterans’ Deaths

For years, pain patient activists have been sounding the alarm about the consequences of abruptly halting people's access to opioid…

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Trump’s Ignorant Demand That Colombia Resume Aerial Spraying of Coca Crops

That white powder you snort off your key takes a long journey, starting in the rural mountains of Colombia and…

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First Psychedelic Research Company Going Public in Canada

Move over space travel, smartphones and New York real estate—soon, many investors will be adding psychedelic drugs to their portfolios.…

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Journal Retracts Study That Falsely Associated E-Cigarettes With Heart Attacks

A peer-reviewed scientific journal has retracted a study, published last year, which claimed that e-cigarette users were significantly more likely…

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After a $145 Million Opioid Kickback Settlement, Can We Trust Our Doctors?

By the time of their September 2015 meeting, they knew they weren’t working on a project to merely study opioid…

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Opportunities and Limits of New Federal Funding for Stimulant Responses

As the federal government pours billions of dollars into state-level responses to opioid use disorders and opioid-involved overdoses, the tide…

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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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How Emergency Departments Fail Pain Patients in Need

Since 2000, Anne Fuqua has been on opioid pain medications, including fentanyl and Oxycontin, notorious for their involvement in different…

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Finally: A Black-Owned, Equity-Program Cannabis Dispensary in San Francisco

For better or worse, San Francisco has been a leader among cities in many respects. Over the past several decades,…

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