Drugs + Money

    Methadose: A Parable of Putting Profit Before Human Lives

    Imagine being on a medication, any medication, and all a sudden it doesn’t work ...

    FDA Greenlights Private Sector to Purge Websites Selling “Unapproved Opioids”

    A new private-public partnership aims to purge the internet of “unapproved opioid” vendors in ...

    US Forces Deployed to Colombia to Help Wage Futile War on Cocaine

    Diplomatic officials announced May 27 that the US is sending an armed forces unit ...

    Mexican Police Accountability Data Missing from US-Backed Drug War Reports

    The US State Department is failing to monitor its Mexico drug war projects that ...

    Growing Coca, Poppy May Be Latin Americans’ Economic Safety Net Amid Pandemic

    The coronavirus crisis has interrupted transnational drug supply—but that might not last long, the ...

    Why Some Appalachian Pharmacies Refuse to Dispense Buprenorphine

    Some pharmacies in Appalachia, a region hit hard by the opioid-involved overdose crisis, are ...

    Inside the Gangs Handing Out Pandemic Supplies in Rio’s Favelas

    For many tourists, Rio de Janeiro is all carnival, caipirinhas and Copacabana. But there’s ...

    Intubated Patients Need Fentanyl. The DEA Had Recently Cut Production.

    As the pandemic sweeps the country, overwhelming intensive care units with patients in need ...

    Tensions Rise in Kensington, Philadelphia as Lockdown Bites

    Like much of the nation, Philadelphia has come to a virtual standstill. At publication ...