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Canada Has Its Own Racist Structures to Dismantle

The focus of the world’s media can make it seem like racism and the “War on Drugs” are primarily United…

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Safe Supply Pioneer Presents Vaping as Central to Harm Reduction

  "I am an accidental voice in the vaping world," began Dr. Mark Tyndall, a professor at the University of…

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Hong Kong’s Rejection of Vapes Ban Could Have Welcome Influence

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has won an important victory. On June 2, the Hong…

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In the UK National Health Service, Staffers Benefit From Subsidized Vapes

Vaping is perceived differently across the pond. Instead of portraying it as a trap to lure kids to a nicotine-dependent…

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US Forces Deployed to Colombia to Help Wage Futile War on Cocaine

Diplomatic officials announced May 27 that the US is sending an armed forces unit to Colombia. From June, the Security…

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How India Introduced Methadone Take-Homes in the Pandemic

“Dear Helen, You will be pleased to know that during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown we in India have also…

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How South Africa’s Coronavirus Tobacco Prohibition Backfired

For weeks, you couldn't walk your dog in South Africa. You couldn't go to the store. You couldn't jog for…

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Mexican Police Accountability Data Missing from US-Backed Drug War Reports

The US State Department is failing to monitor its Mexico drug war projects that have cost $3 billion since 2008.…

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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 UN Office of Drug and Crime…

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“Challenges Drive Us Forward”—Harm Reduction in St. Petersburg, Russia

“It’s been a hell of a month,” said Alesya Shagina, a peer outreach coordinator for Humanitarian Action, of their recent…

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