overdose

The Tenderloin Suffers Under Another Inhumane Crackdown

“The Tenderloin is a beautifully complicated area. It’s rich in all sorts of intersecting narratives. Sadly, some people fear it,…

March 30, 2022

Students Launch Bid to Decriminalize All Drugs in Ann Arbor, Michigan

A student group has launched a campaign to decriminalize drug possession and low-level distribution in Ann Arbor, Michigan, after months…

March 18, 2022

Congress Slashes Proposed Funding for Overdose and HIV Prevention

On March 9, Congress released its proposed final appropriations package for fiscal year 2022. If approved, it will drastically reduce…

March 10, 2022

How Buying My Drugs Online Has Been Working for Me

Over the last year or so, I have been purchasing most of my supply of drugs—including fentanyl, cocaine, Xanax, MDMA…

March 2, 2022

Refelonizing Fentanyl After Tragedy Will Worsen Colorado’s Overdose Crisis

The political response to a tragedy in Colorado threatens incremental drug policy progress in the state. On February 20, five…

February 24, 2022

Mexican Harm Reduction Project Monitors Fentanyl in Drug Supplies

In the United States, political discourse around Mexico and fentanyl typically scapegoats the country for producing drugs consumed north of…

February 22, 2022

“Largest-Ever” Harm Reduction Ad Campaign Demands Services, Honors the Dead

You can now participate in an online memorial to honor over 1 million lives lost to overdose in the United…

February 17, 2022

Senate Narrowly Confirms Robert Califf as the Next Head of the FDA

On February 15, the Senate narrowly confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration…

February 15, 2022

As People Who Use Drugs, We Are the Safer Supply Experts—Not Physicians

Safer supply saves lives. It’s that simple. People who use and sell drugs have long known this, and academic research…

February 14, 2022

Arizona May Enact 35-Year Mandatory Minimum for “Drug Trafficking Homicide” of Kids

A kid dying of an opioid-involved overdose is a tragedy. Thankfully, it is comparatively rare, if increasing, according to an…

February 14, 2022