A Bill That Would Save Lives in Pennsylvania Probably Won't Pass

Needle exchanges are proven to be effective. So why is it still such a challenge to fund them?


Drug Needle Vending Machines Are Coming to Las Vegas

America's first clean needle machine could help curb disease among heroin addicts.


Bucharest's Drug-Addicted Roma Are Being Left to Rot

Romania's most oppressed ethnic group is suffering from a drug-fueled HIV epidemic, and nobody gives a damn.


Smart, Self-Destructing Syringes Could Save Millions of Lives

The World Health Organization has called for the global use of single-use syringes by 2020.


Victoria Won’t Be Getting A Safe Injecting Room Anytime Soon

While Sydney's supervised injecting room has been a widely accepted success, the Victorian government still opposes a facility in Melbourne.


200 LED-Infused Syringes Bring Spanish Health Care Policy to Light

The guerrilla art installation is a just the latest in a string of activism from Madrid studio Luzinterruptus.


Heroin Overdose Treatments in American Prisons Are Dangerously Old-Fashioned

As heroin use surges among the general public, the drug has become a mainstay in the prison system, where the common overdose treatment Naloxone is still hard to come by.