Harsher Federal Penalties for Selling Fentanyl-Laced Drugs Have Taken Effect—Expect Unintended Consequences

    New federal sentencing guidelines that took effect November 1 significantly increase the potential prison sentence ...

    What Will Be the Implications of Jeff Sessions’ Exit?

    The day after the midterm elections saw Republicans cede control of the House of ...

    Video: Filter Editor Denounces War on Nicotine to Regulator Watch

    Helen Redmond, Filter‘s senior editor, made plenty of waves with her recent piece, “The ...

    Drug Policy Reform Inched Forward in the Midterms: Here Are the Details

    Broadly as expected, Democrats flipped the House in the midterm elections, while Republicans strengthened ...

    Insys—Which Fought Cannabis Legalization—Now May Turn Itself Entirely Into a Cannabis Company

    Insys—the pharmaceutical company investigated for its unethical fentanyl marketing tactics in the midst of ...

    Rape Survivor Advocates Endorse Pro-Criminal Justice Reform DA Candidates

    Rape survivor advocacy groups are typically assumed—often inaccurately—to support the most “tough-on-crime” candidates for ...

    Moral Panic Around “Chemsex Crimewave” Predictably Lacks Coherent Analysis

    Moral panic continues around chemsex, the term used (most often in Europe) to describe a ...