Drugs + Money

    Study: Prior Authorization Requirement for Addiction Meds Is Killing NY Drug Users

    Harm reduction activists in New York state are demanding increased access to lifesaving opioid ...

    The Ethical Quagmire of Conducting Drug Trials With Incarcerated People

    Using human beings as “guinea pigs” for unethical experiments becomes so much easier when ...

    An Opioid Vaccine’s Promise—And Ethical Peril

    A multi-million dollar race to develop a vaccine that prevents the pleasurable and harmful ...

    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 ...