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Missouri Marijuana Legalization Leads in Tighter Poll Days Before Election

With one week until election day, Missouri activists still need to sway a small portion of voters to approve a…

November 1, 2022

“Rainbow Fentanyl” Is Probably a Good Thing, at This Point

When Toronto’s Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site opened as an unsanctioned service in August 2017, drug-checking data contributed by staff…

September 23, 2022

Extracting Juul Settlement Is About the Money, Not the Truth

Juul is back in the news, this time for tentatively agreeing to pay a whopping $438.5 million in a multistate…

September 13, 2022

The WHO Finds Alcohol Is Beneficial: Who Knew?

The Progressive movement established drug prohibition, including alcohol, in the early 20th century by utilizing racism and classism. Today public…

August 3, 2022

Australia Tightens the Screws Further on Vaping Nicotine

Australia is planning to strengthen its regulations to prevent smokers from switching to vaping nicotine. The draft National Tobacco Strategy…

March 8, 2022

Refelonizing Fentanyl After Tragedy Will Worsen Colorado’s Overdose Crisis

The political response to a tragedy in Colorado threatens incremental drug policy progress in the state. On February 20, five…

February 24, 2022

Can CBD Help Reduce Cravings for People With Opioid Use Disorder?

The FDA has approved a Phase 2 clinical trial for a cannabidiol (CDB) pill for opioid use disorder (OUD) patients…

January 27, 2022

Oregon County Debates Temporary Sites for Unhoused People as Winter Sets In

Elected officials in largely rural Deschutes County, Oregon, and its largest city of Bend, are debating where to let unhoused…

December 17, 2021

Canada’s Safe-Supply Vending Machines Project Is Even More Important Now

Due to the drastic increase in opioid-involved overdoses, British Columbia declared a public health emergency in 2016. Fentanyl was in…

May 5, 2020

Why Dark-Web Drug Marketplaces Can Be a Refuge

Whether because of fentanyl adulteration or the present pandemic, buying drugs from the “dark web”—a term for sites in the…

April 21, 2020