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US Finally Condemns and Sanctions Philippines Drug Warriors

Philippines officials involved in the country's bloody drug war and a subsequent crackdown on opposition are finally facing official condemnation…

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The Futile Cruelty of the US-Led Drug War in Afghanistan⁠—What Now?

A report published last month by the Washington Post—The Afghanistan Papers: A secret history of the war⁠—confirmed what many of…

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Why Overdose Deaths Have Fallen Here—Despite More Overdoses

Roughly 66 times every single day in British Columbia, someone calls 911 for a suspected drug overdose. And 66 times…

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The Startling Optimism of Harm Reductionists in the Philippines

At dusk in Cebu City, the Philippines, Jonas takes the setting sun as a signal to wrap up his outreach…

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The Rise and Fall of Drug-User Activism in Thailand

The atmosphere at the Rattanakosin Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, was electric. It was the kind of energy that forms when…

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How the British Approach to Vaping Puts the US to Shame

Over the summer, US media reported that two National Health Service hospitals in England were allowing Ecigwizard, a vape retailer,…

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Inside the Rising Chemsex Response in Europe

Having too many people itching to talk about their activism is a good problem to have. For the organizers of…

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Incarcerated Women in Thailand Face Issues Seen Worldwide

Natauboo Jama started selling methamphetamine in northern Thailand after her second child was born. Known locally as yaba, it is…

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Politics and Harm Reduction: Four Countries’ Syringe Access Stories

Drug policy varies greatly among European countries, despite common foundations in UN treaties or EU strategies. In this article I’ll…

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Trump Demanded⁠—And Now Won⁠—The Death Sentence for Chinese Fentanyl Traffickers

China is making good on its commitment to President Donald Trump to apply the death penalty to fentanyl manufacturers. On…

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