Ohioans Have Lost More Than 1 Million Years of Life Due to the Opioid Crisis: Report
A new report made the discovery after analyzing overdose deaths from 2009-2018.
Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanizing Myth
“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.
Only One Major Ontario City Refuses to Let Police Carry Life-Saving Naloxone
Windsor Police Chief Al Frederick refuses to let his officers carry the drug, despite the pleas of the local police association.
Guns, Strippers, and Fancy Dinners: How One Opioid Company Bribed Doctors to Prescribe Fentanyl
“Would you like to get a bite to eat? Somewhere spectacular! Maybe shoot guns before?”
The Case for Making Safe Drug Supply an Election Issue
On a National Day of Action, harm reduction advocates tell us what’s needed to put the overdose crisis on federal leaders’ agendas.
The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl
Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Advocates Warn That Ontario’s Cuts to Overdose Prevention Sites Will Lead to More Deaths
Doug Ford’s government announced on Friday it was scaling back funding for overdose prevention services as opioid deaths continue to skyrocket.
Changing the Way We Think About Meth
As opioids have been under the spotlight for years, new programs dedicated to the drug are popping up in Toronto in response to rising rates of meth use.
Drug Policy Experts Call for Legal Heroin Sales to Combat Overdose Crisis
A new report cites medication buyers clubs that emerged during the HIV/AIDS crisis as a model for its proposed heroin buyers clubs.
A record-breaking amount of fentanyl was seized — at a legal border crossing
Officers discovered the drugs in an 18-wheeler carting cucumbers from Mexico.
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The Dangers of Marketing Addictive Drugs
New findings about the pressure to sell OxyContin reveal a lot about the opioid crisis.
The more drugmakers wowed doctors with gifts and lunches, the more people died of drug overdoses, study shows
"Our findings suggest that direct-to-physician opioid marketing may counter current national efforts to reduce the number of opioids prescribed."