Tag: overdose

    For Maine’s Church of Safe Injection, a Bittersweet Legalization

    On September 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized a Maine syringe ...

    Toronto’s Bid to Decriminalize Drugs Hangs in the Balance

    Toronto is the latest Canadian municipality seeking to end the criminalization of drug use. ...

    Lawsuit Keeps Atlantic City’s Syringe Program Running, for Now

    Atlantic City’s syringe service program (SSP) was due to shut down on October 12. ...

    Drug Users Testify as MA Lawmakers Weigh Safe Consumption Sites

    On September 27, Massachusetts lawmakers invited members of the public to speak about safe ...

    Health Care Workers Need to Be Watching the Splintering Drug Supply

    In the summer of 2016, the synthetic cannabinoid “K2” burst into the drug landscape ...

    Alberta’s Battle Over Harm Reduction Is Heating Up

    The consistent hostility of Alberta’s government toward the province’s regulated supervised consumption sites (SCS) ...

    How Overdose Surged for Black People as It Held Steady for Whites

    As opioid-involved overdose fatalities were holding steady for most racial groups prior to the ...