Politics + Legalization

    Just Months Into a Yearlong Pilot, New Zealand Legalizes Drug-Checking

    Festival-goers in New Zealand were taking what they thought was pure MDMA. But days ...

    Could Brexit End Up Boosting UK Tobacco Harm Reduction?

    In June 2016, months before Donald Trump would win the presidential election in the ...

    Biden’s American Jobs Plan Leaves Out Key Health Care Promises

    President Joe Biden has introduced a $2 trillion plan to invest and rebuild crumbling ...

    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Burden Eased Under New Federal Rules

    Amid the growing opioid-involved overdose crisis, the Department of Health and Human Services released ...

    FDA Announces Menthol Cigarette Ban

    On April 29, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a national ban on ...

    Federal Bill Aims to Tax Vapes as Much as Cigarettes

    On April 22, high-ranking Democratic legislators introduced a bicameral bill that would create the ...

    Future Uncertain for Washington State Drug Possession Bill

    As Washington State’s legislative session drew to a close this weekend, lawmakers approved a ...

    Drug Decriminalization in Oregon: How’s It Going So Far?

    Tanesia DeMacon is no stranger to jail. She estimates she was arrested no fewer ...

    A 4/20 Call for Feds to Pursue Equitable Cannabis Legalization

    On 4/20, the Federal Cannabis Regulations Working Group—consisting of cannabis regulators, public health experts ...