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Australia’s Vape Prohibition Replicates Drug-War Disasters

In the land down under, a burgeoning illicit market for vaping products paints a stark portrait of failed prohibition. Australia's…

February 13, 2024

Inside Thailand’s U-Turn on Cannabis Decriminalization

Amongst the throngs of tourists, we spotted the neon green cannabis sign. Initially unexpected, it had become a familiar sight…

February 12, 2024

Watch: Mandela Asked This Harm Reductionist, “How Can I Be Helpful?”

Dr. Kgosi Letlape has been a passionate and relentless activist on the side of “the underdog,” as he puts it,…

January 31, 2024

Will Ireland’s Public Vape Consultation Trigger Bans?

A public consultation to help determine the future of vaping in Ireland has come to an end. The results aren’t…

January 30, 2024

British Government to Ban Disposable Vapes, Restrict Flavors

Disposable vapes will be banned in the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced during a January 29 school visit.…

January 29, 2024

EU to Fund Study of Psilocybin for Patients in Palliative Care

The European Union is putting money into a psychedelic study with patients who are receiving palliative care for incurable illnesses.…

January 26, 2024

A Clash of Drinking Cultures for US Students in Italy

One of the first major cultural contrasts I was warned about as an American studying in Rome was the vastly…

January 26, 2024

Australia Tightens the Screw Even More Against Vaping

One million additional GP appointments will be needed in Australia annually, according to the Health Department, as the government tightens…

January 25, 2024

UK Makes Cytisine Available as Prescription Smoking-Cessation Drug

For people in the United Kingdom who wish to quit smoking, a new oral pharmaceutical option, cytisine, became available on…

January 23, 2024

Sri Lanka’s Devastating Drug-War Crackdown on Poor Communities

Sri Lanka is several weeks into a devastating crackdown on the nation’s poor communities, supposedly to target people who sell…

January 18, 2024