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Families Urge Health Response Over Punishment

Today, more than 400 hundred families from across the United States who have lost loved ones to overdose re-released an open letter urging lawmakers to stand firm against attempts to double down on the punitive policies of criminalization and prosecution as a response to the overdose crisis.

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Overdose Prevention Sites Position Statement

This country is in the midst of an overdose crisis. According to the CDC for the year 2021, there were 109,179 overdose deaths.

Tamara Olt with Sam Snodgrass

Drug-Induced Homicide

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Prevention Sites Would Save Lives

Too many people are dying from opioid overdoses. Prevention sites would save lives.

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Letter to Pantagraph Editor

Republican state Senators Sally Turner and Sue Rezin recently introduced a bill that, if enacted, would double down on the failed war on drugs by imposing harsh penalties for the distribution of drugs that contain fentanyl.

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Salon Interview with Dr. Tamara Olt

Their children struggled with addiction. Now, they’re fighting against the war on drugs.

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5 Fentanyl Myths Debunked

Experts in addiction share the biggest myths they encounter and the harm it can do to people who use drugs.

Advocating for Oregon Drug Reform

Morgan Godvin, who is in recovery from heroin addiction and a commissioner on Oregon’s Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission, joins CNN’s Michael Smerconish to discuss the state’s historic vote to decriminalize the possession and personal use of drugs.