cocaine

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…

August 29, 2019

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…

June 20, 2019

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,…

May 16, 2019

“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…

April 23, 2019

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…

March 26, 2019

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…

February 12, 2019

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…

February 6, 2019

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…

January 22, 2019

The Haunting Memorials of Philly’s Drug Wars Have Much to Teach Us

Three weeks before Christmas, a car made its way slowly up Howard Street, a narrow one-way thoroughfare in the Latino…

January 15, 2019

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 relatively little has been heard about…

September 25, 2018