A Day For Those Who Died by OD

Today is the eleventh annual “International Overdose Awareness Day,” an event intended to counter the stigma surrounding addiction and to draw attention to the growing thousands of drug overdoses across the world.

New York Governor Signs Good Samaritan Law to Prevent Overdoses

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a law designed to reduce preventable overdose deaths by encouraging people to call 911 if they witness a drug overdose, without fear of being arrested for drug possession.

Call Off the Global Drug War

In an extraordinary new initiative announced earlier this month, the Global Commission on Drug Policy has made some courageous and profoundly important recommendations in a report on how to bring more effective control over the illicit drug trade.

Obama’s White House Is a Science-Free Zone

Obama’s own National Cancer Institute says medical pot helps with nausea, loss of appetite, pain and insomnia — so why has he returned to prosecuting dispensaries?

California Assembly Bill 472 (Testimony by Denise Cullen)

Testimony by Denise Cullen in support of California Assembly Bill 472, the Good Samaritan bill to prevent avoidable overdose deaths.

Harm Reduction Making Waves

Hundreds of doctors, politicians, researchers and frontline workers met with drug users and ex-users in Austin, Texas, in December to openly talk about drug use.

Moms Unite to End the War on Drugs

Please join together now and lead the charge to end drug prohibition, just as a previous generation of mothers did to end to alcohol Prohibition in the 1930s.