cocaine

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

Colombia Weighs Cocaine Legalization Bid, Reboots Aerial Eradication

Colombia, the source of 90 percent of the world's cocaine supply, is split on the political future of its coca…

December 30, 2020

Major Report Sheds Light on Europe’s Changing Drug-Use Patterns

A major new report identifies changing patterns of drug use across Europe. Young British adults' continent-high rate of cocaine use…

September 23, 2020

Crack, Mass Incarceration and Black Trauma: Jeffrey’s Story

Jeffrey Calhoun has been shot seven times and sent to prison three. Had he not been granted clemency by President…

August 20, 2020

Why the Drug User Liberation Front Gave Out Free, Checked Drugs in Vancouver

The Drug User Liberation Front, a Vancouver-based activist group, made a serious statement on June 23. During a protest in…

August 11, 2020

US Forces Deployed to Colombia to Help Wage Futile War on Cocaine

Diplomatic officials announced May 27 that the US is sending an armed forces unit to Colombia. From June, the Security…

June 1, 2020

Growing Coca, Poppy May Be Latin Americans’ Economic Safety Net Amid Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has interrupted transnational drug supply—but that might not last long, the UN Office of Drug and Crime…

May 12, 2020

How Bars and Nightclubs Can Help Prevent Fentanyl-Involved Deaths

The adulteration of many drug supplies with the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl poses a serious risk for people who use…

April 28, 2020

Trump’s Ignorant Demand That Colombia Resume Aerial Spraying of Coca Crops

That white powder you snort off your key takes a long journey, starting in the rural mountains of Colombia and…

March 4, 2020

NY Governor’s Office Points to Stimulant Addiction Meds as Deaths Rise

In response to increasing numbers of cocaine- and methamphetamine-related deaths in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration has issued guidance…

March 3, 2020