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On Canada’s East Coast, an Unexplained Influx of Pure Cocaine

Nobody knows the smell, taste or feeling of pure cocaine like someone who injects it. Eric Sampson, who's well known…

March 25, 2021

Canada’s Proposed Nicotine Cap for Vapes Earns Sharp Criticism

Canada looked set to embrace tobacco harm reduction, similar to the United Kingdom. At least until July 2019, when a…

March 18, 2021

Women Are Leading Canada’s Safe Supply Movement

Everyone deserves access to health care. It should be unconditional. If you have diabetes and still enjoy the occasional unhealthy…

March 10, 2021

Quebec’s Curfew a Public Health Threat for People Who Use Drugs

In the six weeks since the Quebec-wide curfew went into effect, it has destabilized support systems for people who use…

February 22, 2021

“I Want the Same Protection”—Canadian Peer Harm Reduction Workers Unionize

Like their counterparts in the United States and around the world, Canadian harm reduction "peer" workers have for decades been…

January 21, 2021