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New York’s Mayor Finally Releases Safe Injection Report After Months of Delay

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to open four facilities meant help to prevent overdose deaths following criticism from activists for delaying the report.
Jesse Hicks
5.3.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

How to Get Naloxone

Everything you need to know about buying and using the anti-overdose drug.
Zachary Siegel
4.6.18
Smoking
Smoking

E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous for People Who Don’t Already Smoke

Several recent studies suggest that unless you're using e-cigs as a harm reduction tool to quit smoking, you should stay away from them—especially if you're a teenager.
Troy Farah
3.14.18
Harm Reduction
Harm Reduction

The Hangover From MDMA Skips a Day

Can it be eliminated altogether?
Suzannah Weiss
2.9.18
Drugs
Drugs

The Lesser-Known Date Rape Drug Is Making a Comeback

Most use of this highly potent drug is actually intentional.
Joseph Palamar
1.31.18
addiction
addiction

Supervised Drug Injection Sites Will Open in Philadelphia

Research suggests safe injection sites can cut overdose deaths and get people into treatment.
Jesse Hicks
1.24.18
Smoking
Smoking

The FDA Is Considering a New Kind of Smoking Device from Philip Morris

The iQOS is a pen-like device that heats a Marlboro-branded tobacco stick without burning it.
Jesse Hicks
1.23.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Doctors Need to Stop Shaming Recreational Drug Users

People will continue to lie to their doctors until this stops.
Suzannah Weiss
11.29.17
E-Cigs
E-Cigs

New York Becomes 11th State to Ban Vaping Wherever Smoking Is Prohibited

Experts argue that more states should follow suit.
Ed Cara
10.26.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

People With Addiction Are Out of Luck During a Hurricane

Getting what you need in the middle of the chaos becomes nearly impossible.
Jessica Migala
9.14.17
Harm Reduction
Harm Reduction

This Guy's Job is to Help People Trip Safely at Music Festivals

Drug-checking and advice, judgment-free.
Suzannah Weiss
9.1.17
Harm Reduction
Harm Reduction

Drug-Checking at Festivals Isn't Meant to Stop You From Using

It could just make it significantly safer.
Madison Margolin
8.25.17