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“Nothing about us without us”

Can drug users speak? NPR is running a series on drug users in Vinton County, Ohio. In three stories broadcast so far, no drug users were heard from -- not a word. Instead, people who use drugs were described by others and in the uniformly stereotypical...

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Medical marijuana near you?

376 applied. 56 licenses awarded. 4 licenses left vacant. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded 56 medical marijuana retail licenses today. The state had 376 applicants to run dispensaries and the authority to award 60 licenses. Medical marijuana is supposed to be "fully...

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Be careful.

Be very, very careful.

Art by Hannah Weatherington

What Is Harm Reduction?

Drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights.

Pragmatic and practical strategies that meet drug users “where they’re at.” Harm reduction supports safer use — such as syringe exchange and medical marijuana — and no use at all.

Need drug treatment?

A non-profit foundation provides a neutral guide to Ohio recovery facilities.

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