harm reduction

The cartels decided not to push fentanyl in the state until recently.
Rural areas face unique barriers when they try to adopt urban harm reduction methods from the ’80s and ’90s.
As such, it may be time for harm reduction experts and human right activists to raise their voices and clarify for the future
While the evidentiary needle has moved another tick in favor of e-cigarettes, this latest report is sure to add fuel to a raging firestorm.
Data alone cannot tell us what to do. Interpreting the emerging evidence on e-cigarettes relies on values and priorities: harm reduction or precaution, immediate peril or potential risks. While there can be no question that the public health community must look for emerging scientific data regarding risks and benefits, we must acknowledge the values that animate the controversy.
Supervised injection facilities have been successful in several countries but not yet adopted in NYC.
There are many different types of diversion programs and even within each type, the programs vary from location to location
Nation states and drug cartels are not the only powerful institutional actors in the international community. Transnational civil society networks can also be powerful, which is why some member states discourage them.
The Russian government is out of step with the world on drug policy -- and it's working to perpetuate failed policies of the past.
There are some particulars I'd like to mention. Firstly Tracey is no worshipper of 12 step programs as the only solution
The first step was to get the local District Attorney on board. The Gloucester program had faced initial hurdles from prosecutors
The Commission's report is a definitive and devastating indictment on global drug policies. So given the disastrous policies of the past, what should we do? The Commission's solution is quite simple -- implement evidence-based policies and interventions.
A top drug official says he's open to a "harm reduction" approach to illicit drug use, but wants to find a new term for it.
When Kevin Rumley joined the Marine Corps after 9/11 to fight for his county, he never dreamed it would set him on a path to heroin addiction. But then again, no one who has struggled with drug dependency ever imagined ending up in that place.
From halls of government to family living rooms, the country is positioning for a dramatic shift in attitudes about drug policy that might finally mean an end to the drug war in favor of a public health and human rights approach.
"Frontline" goes deep into Seattle's efforts to help drug addicts instead of punishing them.