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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…

June 18, 2019

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…

June 10, 2019

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…

March 26, 2019

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.…

January 23, 2019

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…

January 22, 2019

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…

January 16, 2019

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,…

December 17, 2018

With the Focus on Opioids, Don’t Forget About Meth and Cocaine

The “opioid crisis” has dominated drug conversations for at least the past decade, while relatively little has been heard about…

September 25, 2018