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Watch: Fentanyl Safety Campaign Poses the “Coke Challenge”

US-based harm reduction group DanceSafe and Canadian creative agency The Garden have partnered to present the "Coke Challenge" ahead of…

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What Should “Overdose Awareness” Really Mean?

Fatal overdoses may be slightly declining in the United States, according to preliminary 2018 data, but they are not falling…

3 weeks

Massive Philly Cocaine Bust Is Yet Another Action With Collateral Damage

Customs officials in Philadelphia made an unexpected discovery on June 18 during a routine inspection of a cargo ship arriving…

3 months

Arrested While “Panicking on Meth”—An Hour Later, He Was Dead

Alex Billmeyer was panicking when police swarmed a house in Dubuque, Iowa on May 26, yelling that people were shooting…

3 months

If We Wrote About Caffeine Like We Do Other Drugs…

Genelle Chaconas can’t go a day without caffeine. They consume the powerful stimulant in the form of coffee—a psychoactive drink…

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Here’s What a Legal Market for Cocaine Could Look Like

It is abundantly clear, given decades of trial and error and escalating scientific evidence, that prohibition only makes risky drug…

6 months

More Companies Should Offer Bathroom Syringe Disposals Like Starbucks

One sign of the extent to which the overdose crisis has shifted public discourse is how few places remain unaffected.…

8 months

Why Crystal Meth Has Made a Big Comeback in Philadelphia

Meth! Meth, crystal. Who wants meth?” shouted a middle-aged man in a parka earlier this month. He had situated himself…

8 months

Call to Develop Meth Addiction Meds Mustn’t Obscure Woeful Lack of Access to Existing Tools

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat the Addiction," reads the headline of an article first published on Kaiser…

8 months

Medical Providers Are Failing Queer Men of Color Who Use Crystal Meth

Increasing rates of crystal methamphetamine use amongst Black and Latino queer men is often overlooked in the media. In response,…

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