Tag: overdose

    Nova Scotia to Open Sydney’s First SCS, Fund Existing Halifax Site

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, will soon open its first authorized safe consumption site (SCS). The ...

    Toronto Will Make Drug Decriminalization Request, But Fears Remain

    In a publicly broadcast meeting on December 6, Toronto’s Board of Health voted unanimously ...

    Safe Consumption Sites Are Opening in New York City

    On November 30, New York City authorized two safe consumption sites to begin operations ...

    Tensions Mount in Fight to Open Ontario Safe Consumption Site

    Harm reduction advocates are fighting to open the second safe consumption site (SCS) in ...

    A Court Rejected the Disease Theory of Opioid Addiction. Will We Listen?

    The idea that opioid painkillers are inevitably addictive was put on trial and refuted. ...

    Philly’s Addiction-Treatment Smoking Ban Ends, Leaving Bitter Taste

    The horribly misguided smoking and vaping ban in Philadelphia’s city-funded drug treatment programs, including ...

    Veterans Data Show Surge in Stimulant-Involved Deaths

    United States military veterans are increasingly vulnerable to stimulant-involved deaths, according to new research. ...