Media + Culture

    Stigmatizing Drug Use Is Killing Us, But Why Is It So Hard to Stop?

    Despite significant strides in drug policy in recent decades, and changing attitudes about some ...

    “New Meth” Is Nothing to Fear. It Isn’t New. It’s Just Meth.

    If you’ve ever seen someone talk about “new meth” online, they were probably describing ...

    Rebuttal for Paper That Links Reduced Prosecutions With Increased Homicides

    Something about the concept of “progressive prosecutors” tends to torpedo rational debate. Chesa Boudin, ...

    Inebriate Asylums to Narcotic Farms: Addiction Treatment’s Cruel Roots

    Kenneth Anderson founded HAMS (Harm Reduction, Abstinence and Moderation Support) in 2007 as a ...

    Global Forum on Nicotine Seeks to Accelerate Harm Reduction for All

    At a hotel in central Warsaw, hundreds of public health experts, consumer advocates for ...

    FDA Accused of Spreading Misinformation at E-Cigarette Summit

    The annual E-Cigarette Summit in Washington, DC, is perhaps the most eclectic conference in ...

    Rebranded AIDS United Fund Looks to Harm Reduction’s Future

    Syringe service programs (SSP) in the United States began as acts of civil disobedience ...

    Youth Overdose Crisis Swells Because Drug Warriors “Cried Wolf”

    Since time immemorial—well, the early 20th century—youth have been inundated with messages about the ...