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US Drug War Exploits Pandemic to Attack Venezuelan Sovereignty

As the coronavirus outbreak escalates, the United States has brought drug-war charges against the democratically elected president of Venezuela, Nicolás…

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Nigeria Is Crying Out for Vapes That Smokers Can Afford

To state the obvious, smoking kills. Tobacco smoking is the world’s leading preventable cause of premature death. Here in Nigeria,…

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A Canadian Province Doesn’t Want Meth Users at Safe Consumption Sites

In Alberta, Canada, a committee for the provincial Ministry of Health expressed opposition to the province's legal safe consumption sites…

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African HIV Responders’ Funding Hit Hardest by US Abortion “Gag Rule”

Organizations working to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa have been the most impacted by President Donald Trump's 2017 revival…

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UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs Once Again Postpones Key Cannabis Vote

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has decided to delay until December a vote due to take place…

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How Former Soviet Countries Are Suppressing Harm Reduction “Propaganda”

Lawmakers in the former Soviet Union are seeking to impose harsher criminal penalties for drug-related “propaganda,” especially online. Their efforts…

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Trump’s Ignorant Demand That Colombia Resume Aerial Spraying of Coca Crops

That white powder you snort off your key takes a long journey, starting in the rural mountains of Colombia and…

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Study: Fatal GHB Overdoses Could Easily Be Prevented

Many deaths involving GHB, a depressant that's popular in raves and chemsex scenes, in Australia might have been possibly prevented…

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No, Trump: Executions Don’t Deter Drug Use and Sales

Praising authoritarian regimes' human rights violations has become routine for President Donald Trump. In particular, he has admired the use…

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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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