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Federal Harm Reduction Services Grant Receives Backlash

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) closed applications for a grant funding $30 million into harm reduction services the first weekend of...

Taliban Used Opium Profits to Overtake Afghanistan

In April 2021, President Biden announced the removal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Troops had been stationed in the country for nearly two decades...

California Assembly to Hear Safe Consumption Sites Bill in January

After passing the California Senate with a vote of 21-11 at the end of April, SB 57 headed to the Assembly. There, it became...

Rhode Island Governor Signs Safe Consumption Site Bill

Last week, on July 7, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, D, signed over 20 bills into law, including H5245. This is a two year...

Rhode Island Lawmakers Approve Safe Consumption Sites for Drug Use

On Tuesday, Rhode Island lawmakers passed a bill to establish safe consumption sites. In general, this facility will be for people to use illegal...

Rhode Island Passed A Bill to Defelonize Drug Possession

Rhode Island’s House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday to defelonize drug possession.  The House passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Scott Slater. If the...

Lawmakers Approve Bill to Decriminalize Possession of All Drugs

On Thursday, the Maine House of Representatives passed a bill to decriminalize the possession of all drugs. Advocates celebrated this victory as it comes...

Democrats are Filing the First-Ever Bill to Federally Decriminalize All Drugs

For the first time in Congress, two representatives will introduce a congressional bill to decriminalize the possession of all drugs federally. Forthwith, the plan is...

60 Percent of Pennsylvania Citizens Want to Decriminalize Drugs

Bills to decriminalize marijuana continue to see no action in the Pennsylvania legislature. But a new poll finds that most voters support a proposal...

Support for Decriminalizing Drugs Increases; New Poll Finds

According to a recent poll from the ACLU and Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), two-thirds of American voters support decriminalizing drugs. The survey coincides with...