Tag: heroin

    Legalizing Opioids: Three Proposed Models for Non-Medical Use

    A rarity among academic papers, a new piece of research proposes models for legalizing opioids ...

    Without Evidence, Right-Wing Media Smears Seattle Harm Reductionists

    Right-wing media outlets are attacking a Seattle, Washington, harm reduction organization for promoting safer ...

    The Kind Man Who Used to Sell Me Heroin

    In popular culture, people who sell drugs are stereotyped as remorseless monsters, like the ...

    What It’s Like to Be “Out” as a Person Who Uses Heroin

    In May 2019 Louise Vincent, executive director of the Urban Survivors Union, urged privileged ...

    Utah’s Overdose Spike and a Green Substance Known as “Hulk”

    Local officials and harm reductionists are reporting increased drug overdoses in Utah this year, ...

    The Incredible Story of Zürich’s Journey to Harm Reduction

    Drugs, troublemaking, bad grades. At the close of 1968, Sidi was expelled from school. ...

    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 ...

    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 ...