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Injection booths at the Dr. Peter Centre

Vancouver's celebrated supervised injection site (SIS) Insite has rightly garnered scores of media attention over the past decade. But, there is another, lesser-...
It started when I was 18-months-old. Apparently I bit my dad on his foot and he kicked me across the room into the radiator. Of course, I don’t remember this, but...
Past-year data in England and Wales shows a drop off in drug policing. But, with figures still well above where they were a decade ago, and an abundance of evidence...
A recent spate of suicides among cancer patients in Russia due to not being able to access effective pain relief medication shines a light on one of the most glaring...

Thom Gunn

For many gay men, meth spoiled the pleasures of drugs in the way that AIDS had spoiled sex. A decade after meth use peaked, what can the sheer resilience of one...
Over the past week the UK's political parties have released their manifestos as the country moves toward its May 7 election. Below -- in alphabetical order -- is...
I think it’s time for harm reduction advocates to reclaim the word “enabling.” True confession: I got into harm reduction to enable people who use...
Coca farmer, Bolvia

Coca farmer, Bolvia

Bolivia looks set to expand the area of legally cultivated coca in the country, though questions remain over whether the proposed amount exceeds demand in the country...
Medically supervised injection site
France looks set to join a handful of other states by introducing medically supervised injection centers (MSICs) for drug users, a huge step forward for harm reduction...

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