U.S. Overdose Deaths Total Record 107,000 Last Year
Deaths caused by drug overdoses spiked to more than 107,000 in 2021, a year marked by the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic and a rise in fatal overdoses linked to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.
May 12, 2022
Canadian Police Chiefs Call For Decriminalization Of Low-Level Drug Possession
To address the ongoing opioid crisis, Canadian authorities are urging the decriminalization of all drugs.
July 10, 2020
San Francisco Health Officials Giving Small Amounts of Alcohol, Pot to Homeless Addicts
In the interest of harm reduction San Francisco, healthcare workers are administering limited amounts of certain substances to people experiencing homelessness and addiction.
May 7, 2020
FAA May Start To Require Anti-Overdose Medication Supply On Airplanes
The FAA may be making strides in harm reduction.
November 5, 2019
How to Trip Well With LSD
Curious about LSD but not sure where to start? Here's a harm reduction-based intro.
July 2, 2019
Gov. Cuomo Passes Law in NY to Allow Medical Cannabis as Opioid Alternative
In New York doctors can formally prescribe cannabis and patients are allowed to use it as a replacement for opioids.
September 26, 2018
Canada Launching $100 Million ‘Nuanced’ Cannabis Education Campaign
Getting through to teens is tough, but Health Canada thinks its subtler approach to cannabis education could work.
September 6, 2018
Canadian University Opening Safe Space for Students Who Are Too Stoned
For the University of Calgary, harm reduction is the name of the game as they open a safe space for students who got too high.
September 6, 2018
Virginia Will Get Its First Needle Exchange Program This Year
In the interest of harm reduction and lowered rates of infection, Virginia will get its first needle exchange program this year.
April 26, 2018
UK Lawmaker Calls for Government-Funded Medical Cannabis
A UK lawmaker calls for government-funded medical cannabis. But will his input be enough to change the law?
March 29, 2018