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Harm Reduction

Drugs
Drugs

On Scenic BC Farm, Addiction Recovery Program Faces Eviction

Residents of Vancouver Island’s Woodwynn Farms say recent “no occupancy” orders have put their recovery at risk.
Tyler Hooper
2.13.18
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How the Opioid Crisis Is Different in Small Communities

Meet Desiree Beck, who, until recently, was the sole harm reduction worker for a 50,000-square-kilometre area of northern Ontario.
Allison Tierney
2.12.18
Drugs
Drugs

New Initiative Helps Dealers Protect Customers from Fentanyl-Laced Drugs

Harm reduction workers in Toronto are giving dealers tips on how to avoid contaminating their supply.
Allison Tierney
2.9.18
Safe Sesh
Safe Sesh

Facebook Is Deleting Valuable Drug Harm Reduction Groups

Sesh Safety – a group offering real-time advice to drug users – was permanently deleted recently, which is bad news for everyone.
David Hillier
2.6.18
THE SESH
THE SESH

Sorry, Getting Fucked Up When You're Ill Does Not Cure You

Debunking the "Miracle of the Sesh".
Hannah Ewens
2.2.18
Drugs
Drugs

Advice on Taking LSD from Seasoned Acid Aficionados

Some dos and don'ts from Peter (74), Holger (64), and Adam (54).
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
1.30.18
Drugs
Drugs

How Ignorance Is Making the Overdose Crisis Worse

Only a quarter of Canadians know how to spot the signs of an overdose.
Allison Tierney
1.10.18
Safe Sesh
Safe Sesh

Should You Take This Legal Supplement If You Smoke Skunk?

A growing body of evidence suggests that taking CBD will help to balance out any of the dodgy effects of THC.
Simon Doherty
1.10.18
Drugs
Drugs

Fake Prescription Pills Are a Threat to Our Generation

Lil Peep died from an accidental overdose believed to have been caused by fentanyl and Xanax.
Allison Tierney
12.20.17
cocaine
cocaine

How Colombia's Biggest Ever Cocaine Bust Will Affect the Coke Supply Worldwide

Also: how long of a line could you make out of 12 tons of seized cocaine?
Jamie Clifton
11.9.17
Drugs
Drugs

Why Drugs Cause Women More Harm

Fewer women use drugs than men, but more are dying as a result of substance misuse.
Emily Goddard
10.11.17
Drugs
Drugs

Why So Many Women Are Saving Lives During Canada's Opioid Crisis

Meet the nurses, mothers, social workers, and activists trying to prevent drug overdoses across the country.
Allison Tierney
10.6.17