Tag: overdose

    Ohio Bills Seek to Decriminalize Fentanyl Test Strips

    Ohio lawmakers are—slowly—considering legislation to decriminalize fentanyl test strips. On May 19, state Representative ...

    The Methadone Clinic System Needs Abolition, Not a Tepid Reform Bill

    Peter Vanderkloot’s groundbreaking article—Methadone: Medicine, Harm Reduction or Social Control—hit me hard. As a ...

    Illinois County Giving Naloxone to Gas Stations, Restaurants and More

    In the central region of Illinois, the Champaign-Urbana Health District (CUHD) is giving out ...

    NY Bill to Expand Safe Consumption Sites Advances, With Time Short

    A New York State Assembly committee has voted to advance legislation that would authorize ...

    Record High Overdose Deaths—Yet Again—in 2021, CDC Reveals

    New provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that ...

    DULF Keeps Distributing Checked Drugs as Health Canada Flags Denial

    On May 4 in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF) distributed ...

    DEA’s Rx Drug Take Back Day Branded Fun for All the Family

    The worst thing I’ve seen suggested at one of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s biannual ...

    Biden’s Drug Strategy Mixes Harm Reduction With Harm Production

    President Biden presented his 2022 National Drug Control Strategy to Congress on April 21. ...

    In Ohio, Harm Reductionists Break Into the Nightlife Scene

    As Ohio overdose deaths continue to climb steeply, harm reduction workers around the state ...