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    The Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill: Trump’s “Nixon to China” Moment? Or a #FirstStepBackwards?

    President Trump announced his support for the First Step Act in the Senate November 14, urging ...

    The American Public Health Association Declares Police Violence a Public Health Issue

    The American Public Health Association (APHA)—the nation’s leading public health organization, with over 25,000 ...

    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 ...

    Mexico’s New Marijuana Ruling Looks like a Return to Its More Humane Policies of 1940

    Mexico’s Supreme Court declared marijuana prohibition unconstitutional on October 31, in effect requiring Mexican ...

    How Can We Reconcile Prison Abolition With #MeToo?

    “We call on social justice movements to develop strategies and analysis that address both ...

    The War on Nicotine Pits Prejudice Against Public Health

    There’s a war on nicotine. And just like the War on Drugs in general, ...

    With the Focus on Opioids, Don’t Forget About Meth and Cocaine

    The “opioid crisis” has dominated drug conversations for at least the past decade, while ...