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    In Approaching Nicotine, Let’s Learn From Past Harm Reduction Victories

    Alternative nicotine products—including e-cigarettes, lower-risk tobacco alternatives like snus, and heat-not-burn devices—have fallen under ...

    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 ...

    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 ...

    Why Are Methadone Patients Still Being Punished for Marijuana Use?

    Marijuana, which is now legal for medical use in 33 states and counting, can ...

    “Addicted to the War on Drugs” Is Right, Despite the Rhetoric

    A friend from Colorado once expressed shock during her first visit to Philadelphia, which ...

    Nicotine 101: The Truth About What It Is and What it Does

    In July 2017, an announcement by the FDA declared that the agency “places nicotine, ...

    US Smokers Mistakenly Equate Harms of Snus With Those of Cigarettes

    Most American smokers continue to believe that snus, a moist tobacco product placed under ...

    Intoxication Has Always Been the American Way—Let’s Work With That

    Mood modification through drugs—intoxication—is a standard cultural reality in American history, but possibly even ...