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Canadian Opioid Crisis
Canadian Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis Is Mostly Killing Men, New Stats Show

Public health experts aren’t sure why the gender split on Canadian opioid-related deaths grew even wider in 2017.
Allison Tierney
3 days ago
Drugs
Drugs

Drug Experts React to People's Stupid Holiday Drug Stories

Buying drugs! Overseas! Is not a good idea!
Ethan Shone
6.15.18
Drugs
Drugs

This Piece of Art Is Made Out of 4,000 Ecstasy Pills

And you could win it by entering a competition whose proceeds go towards a brilliant cause.
David Hillier
6.14.18
Safe Sesh
Safe Sesh

Inside the UK's First City Centre Drug Testing Facility

After successfully reducing drug-related harms at UK festivals, The Loop are now taking their testing facilities to city centres – starting with Bristol.
Matty Edwards
5.29.18
Narcomania
Narcomania

One Fifth of UK Students Use Drugs to Self-Medicate Mental Health Problems

And more findings from a university drug study.
Max Daly
4.26.18
Drugs
Drugs

Revealed: Cocaine Hospitalisations Are Up 90 Percent in the UK

A Freedom of Information request also showed that incidents where cocaine is mentioned have more than doubled over the past four years.
Mark Wilding
3.19.18
Safe Sesh
Safe Sesh

This Is What Super-Strength Pills Will Do to You in the Long-Run

Ecstasy these days can be six times as strong as it was in the early-90s, and Second Summer of Love casualties already give us a lot to worry about.
David Hillier
3.1.18
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