Three Takeaways From a Key Gathering of Health Justice Advocates

    On April 3, criminal justice reform activists, harm reductionists, policymakers, service providers and clinicians ...

    “Working as Intended”—NJ Bail Reform Drastically Cuts Jail Population

    The activists and policymakers behind the criminal justice reforms just won in New York ...

    Drug Paraphernalia Laws: The “Swiss Army Knife” of the Drug War

    On June 7, 2018 Jessica* was sitting behind a church in Fayetteville, North Carolina, ...

    Filter’s Editor Discusses Our Mission—And the Problems With Wider Media Coverage of Drugs

    Filter‘s editor-in-chief, Will Godfrey, was interviewed for the April 3 episode of Narcotica—a podcast about ...

    This Groundbreaking Letter From Dozens of Sheriffs and DAs Calls for MAT in Jails

    Lack of access to methadone and burprenorphine, lifesaving opioid use disorder medications, for vulnerable ...

    Yes, You Can Be Addicted to Cannabis—But There Are Sensible Ways to Avoid This

    The seemingly inexorable nationwide movement to legalize marijuana has recently stalled in New Jersey ...

    Let’s Address Four Common Myths About Harm Reduction

    The US has historically been resistant to supporting harm reduction programs for people who ...

    Now the CDC Seems to Be Pushing Fentanyl Myths in Its New Video

    On March 27, the Centers for Disease Control, in collaboration with the Fredericksburg, Virginia Police ...

    “Tranq Dope”—The Heroin Combo That’s Been Putting Philly to Sleep

    Last May, as physicians, drug users and harm reduction workers grappled with a new ...