It’s so hard for me to sit and read with passive objectivity when every day the internet is flooded with new articles with the same old message – drug users are bad and we should let them die. I know I can’t change the thinking of the critical mass with a blog that in contrast, … More NYC Trailblazes Harm Reduction
So about two weeks ago I sent a letter to my local congresswoman urging her to see the legitimate health benefits of Kratom, which are especially effective when dealing with the hell of opiate withdraws. Kratom has a lot of benefits to consider, especially when compared to other opiate replacement therapies, like Methadone or Buprenorphine. … More Kratom – The Government Knows Better Than You!
“I’d be happy to slaughter them. At least if Germany had Hitler, the Philippines would have (me). You know my victims, I would like (them) to be all criminals, to finish the problem of my country and save the next generation from perdition.” … More Philippines President likens himself to Hitler
First published on Vox.com, by German Lopez, Sep 15, 2016, 8:30a The idea is not without controversy, but it also has a lot of solid empirical research behind it. “Canada is trying a radical approach to treating heroin addicts who prove to be resistant to other forms of treatment: let them have heroin. Last month, … More Canada’s Evidence-Based Plan To Help Fight Heroin Addiction: Legalize Prescription Heroin
First published on marijuana.com, by Tom Angell, July 29, 2016 The WikiLeaks release of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is causing quite a stir for Hillary Clinton after some of the messages appeared to show the supposedly neutral committee favoring her presidential campaign over that of primary rival Bernie Sanders. But the emails … More Alcohol Industry Tells Congress to Worry About Marijuana
I don’t know why it took me so long to post about one of the most tragic examples of the Drug War gone bad as it did. I apologize for not posting this any sooner. But please take action and sign the Drug Policy Alliance’s petition to Secretary Kerry while the killing continues! (included at the end) First … More Duterte’s Brutal Drug War Skyrockets Killings In The Philippines
Have you read all about the latest scandal I re-blogged under the Legalize It section of Drug News header? No?! You don’t set aside time each day to check each and every subsection of this blog tirelessly for updates?! Well, maybe you should start… What? I’m serious. You’d probably find a lot of interesting sections … More White House Marijuana Scandal