drug selling

Philly Mayor Candidate Wants National Guard to “Shut Down” Drug Markets

The Democratic candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Cherelle Parker, is promising to bring the National Guard onto the streets of…

October 26, 2023

Texas’s “Drug-Busting” Prisons Lockdown Will Only Harm Us

From September 6 to October 16, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) implemented a “systemwide lockdown and comprehensive search”…

October 26, 2023

Selling Meth Sent Him to Prison. It Also Saved His Life.

Louis Bell was a type of person we typically didn’t encounter in our Tennessee prison. A middle-aged white man with…

October 18, 2023

In Tennessee, Unsanctioned Harm Reduction Work Gains a Foothold

In late 2021, after losing a friend to overdose, Miriam Field began distributing syringes, naloxone, glass pipes and other harm…

September 6, 2023

Trump Vows Death Penalty for Drug Sellers, Then Realizes Implications

Former President Donald Trump seemed confused during a recent interview when he was confronted with the fact that his proposed…

June 22, 2023

Why Three Mountain States Rejected Drug-Induced Homicide Laws

The Mountain states, like many others, are wrestling with an overdose crisis caused by the increasingly unpredictable and dangerous drug…

May 22, 2023

Activists Crash Texas Legislature Over Contrasting Fentanyl Bills

Harm reduction activists crashed the Texas State Capitol in Austin on April 27, protesting lawmakers’ combination of inaction and regressive…

May 3, 2023

San Francisco’s New DA Vows to Ramp Up City’s Drug War

Recall District Attorney Brooke Jenkins? That’s what some San Francisco residents are saying, more in hope than expectation, after Mayor…

July 13, 2022

We Know Visitors Aren’t the Ones Bringing Drugs Into Our Prison

The Tennessee private prison where I’ve been incarcerated since 2016 has long maintained that the supply of contraband drugs here…

March 22, 2022

Federal Life Sentences for Drugs: Unconscionable and Massively Biased

Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the original Silk Road dark-web marketplace, was given a federal life sentence in 2015. But…

March 9, 2022