Tag: overdose

    DEA’s “Innovative” Strategy in New Orleans Encourages Ever-Harsher Prosecutions

    On April 16, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched its latest punishment-driven, treatment-inflected response ...

    Newsflash: There Are Drugs at Coachella—Let’s Help People Use Them Safely

    Coachella, the giant annual music and arts festival in California’s Colorado Desert, began April ...

    Vindictive Drug-Induced Homicide Charges Are Set to Surge in Chicago

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson believes that drug-induced deaths are “becoming an epidemic” and that ...

    To Address Addiction, Confront Racism in Our Health and Justice Systems

    It’s widely documented that decades of punitive criminal justice and drug policies have led ...

    Inside the Legal Struggle Over Safe Consumption Spaces

    On February 5, a group of protestors gathered outside the Philadelphia offices of William McSwain, ...

    Three Takeaways From a Key Gathering of Health Justice Advocates

    On April 3, criminal justice reform activists, harm reductionists, policymakers, service providers and clinicians ...

    “Nation’s Most Comprehensive Lawsuit”—Now NY Takes On Purdue and the Sacklers

    Museums around the world, from New York City’s Guggenheim to London’s Tate Modern, have ...

    Nicotine 101: The Truth About What It Is and What it Does

    In July 2017, an announcement by the FDA declared that the agency “places nicotine, ...