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The Coronavirus Information Gap for Marginalized People

For those of us connected to technology, it’s hard to imagine not having continual information about the novel coronavirus pandemic.…

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SUD Patients’ Confidentiality a Quiet Victim of the CARES Act

It took COVID-19 to do what the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the American Society of Addiction…

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Pandemic Puts the Brakes on the Psychedelic Decriminalization Movement

As 2020 began, psychedelics advocates throughout the US looked eagerly towards the election cycle and other opportunities. Major cities like…

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Caged People Expected to Keep Calm and Carry On Amid COVID-19

Jails and prisons are the next “country” to get COVID-­19, with the infection timeline trailing  America’s. It will be a…

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COVID-19 Is Especially Devastating for Black and Brown Americans

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its accompanying economic downturn is disproportionately affecting Black and Brown people in the US…

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“Ticking Time Bombs”—Congressmembers Urge Releases From Federal Prisons

Members of Congress are joining criminal justice reform advocates to demand that some people currently in prisons be released to…

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San Francisco Cannabis Shops Can Stay Open Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

As people across the US see their lives disrupted by the pandemic, many can at least still get their medical…

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In the UK, Are We Rationing Who We Care About Amid COVID-19?

Viruses are great levelers. So it is with COVID-19, which has no regard for social status or affluence. We are…

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Why Midwestern Farmers Are Facing a Suicide Crisis

Farm workers are increasingly dying of suicide, according to new research. Farmers are suffering the combined burdens of falling commodity…

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The Incarcerated Population Is Especially Vulnerable to Coronavirus

People held in jails and prisons throughout the US are at heightened risk of contracting COVID-19, thanks to crowded conditions,…

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