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Drugs
Drugs

Art from the Frontline of the War on Drugs

We spoke to the executive producer of the Museum of Drug Policy.
JS Rafaeli
10.25.17
High Wire
High Wire

The Terrifying New Trend in Heroin Addiction

Just like they did in the 80s, Americans are increasingly going straight to heroin, skipping prescription opioids. Too bad US policy doesn't reflect that.
Maia Szalavitz
10.18.17
News
News

Richard Di Natale Explains Why the Greens Want to Decriminalise Most Drugs

"Not only is our approach not working, it is actively harming the very people we are supposed to be helping."
Richard Di Natale
4.15.17
Drugs
Drugs

Former Head of the AFP Calls for Australia to Decriminalise Drugs

"We cannot hope to nanny ourselves out of risk," says Mick Palmer, who was Australia's top cop between 1994 and 2001.
Maddison Connaughton
3.20.17
High Wire
High Wire

Why Every Generation Freaks Out About a New Drug

The cycle of outrage Americans have over whatever drug is fashionable hasn't gotten us any closer to figuring out why people abuse narcotics.
Maia Szalavitz
2.13.17
Drugs
Drugs

The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust

In 2010, it was the UK's fourth favorite substance; nowadays, it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
JS Rafaeli
1.17.17
Stuff
Stuff

Rethinking New Zealand’s Racist Drug Laws

A disproportionate number of Māori are being locked up for cannabis crimes. The Drug Foundation says the system is inconsistent and unjust so we asked their senior advisor Gilbert Taurua what can be done about it.
Laetitia Laubscher
11.23.16