Tag: addiction

    So We’re Drinking Our Way Through the Pandemic? It’s What Drugs Are For.

    People are drinking (and using marijuana) more during the pandemic. Alarms have predictably been ...

    Follow the Money: Why Marijuana Research Tells Us the Same Old Story

    Scientific research enriches minds but drains wallets. In the US and globally, public and ...

    Breaking Down a Model Bill to Decriminalize All Drugs

    On August 6, the Drug Policy Alliance* released a detailed proposal to decriminalize all ...

    Alcohol Harm Reduction: A World of Growing Possibilities

    In her early professional life, Louise liked to unwind with wine. She loved the ...

    Rx Opioid Users Have More Labor Rights Than Heroin Users

    In the United States, access to disability accommodations and protections are not guaranteed to ...

    Navigating the Baffling Systems of Care That Failed My Son

    [The following article is excerpted from two chapters of Cover My Dreams in Ink, ...

    SAMHSA Rule-Change Strips SUD Patients’ Privacy, Invites Police Intrusion 

    The long-awaited final rule revising 42 CFR Part 2—the confidentiality regulation applying to substance ...

    Joe Biden’s Criminal Justice Reform Task Force Passes on Marijuana Legalization

    Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders’ “Unity Task Force”⁠—six committees set up to shape policies ...

    Kentucky Challenge to “Casey’s Law” Strikes Against Involuntary Commitment

    One of the nation’s oldest involuntary commitment laws designed specifically to target people who ...