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Latin American Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

April 17, 2014

DO YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN INTERNATIONAL DRUG POLICY REFORM? Are you based in Latin America? Want to spent 2 weeks this summer in New York, London or Amsterdam improving your advocacy skills? Applications for the Latin American Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform are now open!

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10th National Harm Reduction Conference

April 9, 2014

REGISTER NOW!  Registration is now open for the 10th National Harm Reduction Conference. The conference is shaping up to be our best yet. Register now!

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Watch HCV Advocacy in Action!

March 28, 2014

LIVE STREAM FROM WASHINGTON D.C. Our Hepatitis C Advocacy Manager Hadiyah Charles is in Washington DC on April 3rd speaking at the launch of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Find out more about her presentation and how to watch it live. […]

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Exploring Drug Courts: Judging People Dependent on Drugs

March 19, 2014

NEW PODCAST! A fascinating interview with Rebecca Tiger, Assistant Professor of Sociology, about drug courts. Rebecca’s book “Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System” was published last year.  Listen to or download the interview here.    

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Commission on Narcotic Drugs Preview: Podcast

March 11, 2014

This this new podcast Heather Haase of International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) and Allan Clear get down to discuss the fracturing consensus among nation states and the control of poppy seeds and related bagel misuse at the Commission on Narcotics Drugs and High Level Segment in Vienna.           Click here to stream […]

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New Podcast: Using Heroin Alone

March 10, 2014

The overdose risk of using alone is well established. We put the message out to the drug using community that people shouldn’t use alone. However, there are really normal reasons as to why people like use alone. This is explored in the our latest podcast.    

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On the Passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 3, 2014

NEW PODCAST! Harm Reduction Coalition picks through the response to the passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman and ask “what can be done to avoid more unnecessary deaths?”

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Two Decades of Loving Drug Users

December 26, 2013

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! When I started this work over 20 years ago, I thought I’d do a couple of years of intense street-based activism for syringe exchange and then I’d go back to being a disinterested, transient waiter who had more interest in culture and politics than serving well prepared crab cakes. At that […]

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What a Year for Harm Reduction!

December 23, 2013

Top 10 for 2013! Harm Reduction Coalition’s Top 10 developments for 2013.       Ten of the most important harm reduction developments in North America in 2013 published in the Huffington Post by our West Coast Regional Director, Hilary McQuie. Read the article here.

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World AIDS Day

December 1, 2013

Zero Discrimination! December 1st is World AIDS Day. The 2013 theme is Zero Discrimination. Worldwide, one-third of all new HIV infections outside of sub-Saharan Africa have been attributed to injecting drug use. There are around 3 million people who inject drugs living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, but this number could be as high as 6 million. […]

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