cocaine

Opportunities and Limits of New Federal Funding for Stimulant Responses

As the federal government pours billions of dollars into state-level responses to opioid use disorders and opioid-involved overdoses, the tide…

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The Agony of Attending My Son’s Probation Violation Hearing

As I entered the federal court building in Manhattan with my son on the morning of Nov 19, I had…

2 months

Watch: Fentanyl Safety Campaign Poses the “Coke Challenge”

US-based harm reduction group DanceSafe and Canadian creative agency The Garden have partnered to present the "Coke Challenge" ahead of…

5 months

Massive Philly Cocaine Bust Is Yet Another Action With Collateral Damage

Customs officials in Philadelphia made an unexpected discovery on June 18 during a routine inspection of a cargo ship arriving…

7 months

Global Drug Survey: Large Majority of Cocaine Users Would Pay More for Safer, “Fair Trade” Supply

As the international cocaine supply becomes increasingly risky, most people who use the drug are in favor of a regulated,…

8 months

“Crackhead” Is an Anti-Black Pejorative, Period

What’s up with this wave of crackhead jokes?" a Reddit user asked in a February 2019 post. In response, one…

9 months

Here’s What a Legal Market for Cocaine Could Look Like

It is abundantly clear, given decades of trial and error and escalating scientific evidence, that prohibition only makes risky drug…

10 months

Trump Should Know How US Drug Policy Drives Migration From Honduras

Flor Del Campo (“Flower of the Field”) is one of the most dangerous areas in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. Many…

12 months

For People Still Impacted by the Crack Era, the First Step Act Isn’t Enough

You could get crack before you got something to eat,” said Uneeda Nichols, 46, looking back on her adolescent years…

12 months

Why Crystal Meth Has Made a Big Comeback in Philadelphia

Meth! Meth, crystal. Who wants meth?” shouted a middle-aged man in a parka earlier this month. He had situated himself…

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