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Cops Who Turn Against the Drug War Really Matter

Commissaris Muyshondt, sorry to bother you,” said a voice over the phone. “We arrested your brother this morning. Just thought…

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Why the Proposed US Vape Flavors Ban Risks Global Harm

The Trump administration’s announcement of plans to ban all flavored vaping products will cause more harm than good. It will…

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How America’s War on Drugs and War on Terror Go Hand-in-Hand

The United States has not always been committed to upholding opium prohibition in Afghanistan. Instead, its approach for the past…

6 days

The Empowering and Dangerous Work of Harm Reduction in Afghanistan

Idris Azizi speaks softly when he relates how, as a person living with HIV, he was told to sit in…

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Watch: #NonExistentWeExist—Inside Russian HIV Activism

In the face of a repressive government, Russian harm reduction and legal aid organizations are working to end HIV in…

1 month

Women in Mexico’s Narco World Face Misogyny and Murder

It was a sunny day in Culiacán, the capital of both Sinaloa state in northwest Mexico and, arguably, of the…

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Canadian Prison Safe Consumption Site Sparks Heated Harm Reduction Debate

Safe consumption spaces and sterile syringe programs are major rallying points for the harm reduction movement. But in an unlikely…

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The World Health Organization Blithely Denies Vaping Science

In a recent report on global tobacco control policy, the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to deny a growing body…

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Exclusion, Censorship, Internment: Brazilian Drug Policy Under Bolsonaro

The situation for harm reductionists here in Brazil continues to deteriorate. A decree signed by President Jair Bolsonaro and published…

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African Experts Explain Their Challenges in Reducing Tobacco Harms

Major obstacles to tobacco harm reduction exist in high-income, “western” countries from the United States to Australia. Yet it’s vital…

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