Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction

The Unique Way Glasgow Takes Drugs Is Killing Its Drug Users

Drug users are dying at a horrific rate in Scotland, and it's because of the way they use those drugs.
Eve Livingston
7.19.19
High Wire

Facebook Is Censoring Posts That Could Save Opioid Users' Lives

Facebook appears to be blocking people who warn users about poisonous batches of drugs or who supply materials used to test for fentanyl.
Maia Szalavitz
7.3.19
Harm Reduction

Revealed: How Local Authorities Are Trying to Help Drug Users

While the government ignores harm reduction evidence and cuts budgets for drugs services, local authorities are considering more progressive measures.
Jake Hall
2.5.19
Drugs

Russia Is Punishing People for Helping Drug Users

Moscow's only harm reduction NGO has been given a potentially devastating fine for doing the work it's meant to do.
Niko Vorobjov
12.11.18
High Wire

This Radical New Fentanyl Trend Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers

One fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
Maia Szalavitz
11.21.18
Drugs

The Story of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine

It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
Kitty Gray
9.12.18
Drugs

This Man Took 140 Drugs and Wrote a Harm Reduction Bible

We spoke to Dominic Milton Trott about 'The Honest Drugs Book'.
David Hillier
9.3.18
Drugs

Lessons We Learned About Drugs This Festival Season

We spoke to three drug experts and welfare providers about what they noticed at the UK's festivals this summer.
David Hillier
8.31.18
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behaviour."
Maia Szalavitz
8.20.18
Narcomania

Is Norway Set to Spark a Drug Policy Revolution?

Until recently, Norway remained immovable on its conservative drug law, but that looks set to change in a recent, sudden and surprising turn of events.
Max Daly
8.3.18
Drugs

We Embedded With Vigilante Drug Testers at the Gathering of the Juggalos

In opioid-ravaged Ohio, Bunk Police helped Insane Clown Posse fans test their drugs.
Allison Tierney
8.1.18
medical cannabis

The Story of Two Epileptic Sisters, One Who Can Get Medical Cannabis, the Other Who Can't

We spoke to the makers of a new documentary, 'Separating the Strains', which tells the story of US-based Chelsea Leyland and UK-based Tamsin.
Mattha Busby
7.25.18
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