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Youth Overdose Crisis Swells Because Drug Warriors “Cried Wolf”

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By Morgan Godvin & Joseph Friedman, April 12, 2022 /Filter/ - ince time immemorial—well, the early 20th century—youth have been inundated with messages about...

New York Protest Tells Politicians to Stop Targeting Harm Reduction

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By Doug Johnson, New York City, New York, March 10, 2022 /Filter/ - Harm reduction advocates and workers, including members of VOCAL-New York, converged at...

4 U.S. companies will pay $26 billion to settle claims they...

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By Brian Mann, February 25, 2022, /NPR/ - Four of the largest U.S. corporations have agreed to pay roughly $26 billion to settle a...

‘A lot of grief, loss and trauma’: Drug consumption sites grapple...

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The rising opioid death toll comes as front-line staff struggle with burnout while navigating the unpredictability of COVID-19 By Nadine Yousif, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February...

US Fatal Overdoses Top 100,000 Annually While NY Injection Sites See...

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By Travis Lupick, New York City, New York, February 21, 2022, /Truthout/ - Jess Tilley works on the front lines of the U.S.’s overdose crisis....

Safe Consumption Sites in NYC Have Already Saved Lives

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Two safe consumption sites opened in New York City on November 30 in Manhattan. Since then, 59 overdoses have been reversed by medical professionals...

The ONDCP Looks to Ease Opioid Treatment Restrictions

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Recently, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) received a new director. The U.S. Senate confirmed former West Virginia Public Health...

Safe Consumption Site Potentially Coming to San Francisco

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed, D, announced on November 16 that her office was looking to purchase a building in the Tenderloin District. This...

Governor Signs Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis in New York

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On October 7, New York Governor Kathy Hochul, D, signed several bills into law that will specifically combat the opioid crisis in New York....

“Compassion Club” Model Moves Forward in Vancouver

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The Vancouver City Council voted in favor of the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF) proposal for a "compassion club" model on October 7. A...

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