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Obama addressing the NAACP, July 2015

President Obama is making positive strides toward reforming the US's broken criminal justice system, but when it comes to low-level drug offenses he is pushing a...
It was only four days after my opiate overdose training and Naloxone/Narcan certification that I found out 'M' had died of an overdose. I didn't know her on...
We regret to inform you that harm reduction service provision ended in Montenegro on June 30, 2015, because Montenegro is now classified as an upper-middle income...

Photo source: Thomas Grisaffi/FPIF

On May 14, 2015, the government of Colombia announced that it would stop using glyphosate in the aerial fumigation of coca crops. The herbicide was being used as part of...
Three deaths in Poland have been confirmed to be linked to "ecstasy" pills with the Superman logo that contain the highly dangerous PMMA rather than MDMA,...

Seized narcotics laid out on a navy ship off the Kenyan coast. Source: Combined Maritime Forces

Recent seizures of heroin by maritime forces in the Indian Ocean reveal the increasing importance of East Africa as a transit point for Afghan heroin. In the six weeks...
Harm Reduction International (HRI) has launched a new international video series to promote the central theme of this year's International Harm Reduction Conference...
I finally did it, you guys, and organized my first ever naloxone training. Better late than never, right? Naloxone, sometimes better known by the brand name Narcan, is...
You can call it a Supervised Consumption Service (SCS), a Safer Injection Centre or even a Supervised Injection Site (SIS). It doesn’t have an official name yet,...

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