Category Archives: Campaigns

Greek Drug User Union Fights Back against Closure of First Drug Consumption Room

Hello brothers and sisters! I am Efi Kokkini, co-founder and Chairwoman of the Greek Drug & Substitute Users Union, a union created with tones of difficulties and zero budget in a country that has been financially and ethically collapsing.  The … Continue reading

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New Jersey continues the USA trend of hyper-regulation and persecution of pregnant women who use/d drugs

An almost unbelievable trend towards the criminalisation, persecution, over-regulation and management  of pregnant women who use drugs, is taking place across the US. Tomorrow marks a particularly disturbing day as we watch court proceedings in the state of New Jersey … Continue reading

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31st August: World Overdose Day

When you are using drugs intravenously, overdosing is a real reality. Drug user unions all over the world are constantly pumping out overdose prevention materials, workshops, etc. But more recently, some more fortunate country policies have led to NALOXONE being … Continue reading

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Activists Hold a ‘Die In’ to Protest Hep C Drug Prices

Activists Hold Die-In to Protest High Price of Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug “HCV drugs are priced out of reach and out of control.” —Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, July 24, 2014 – Treatment activists at the 20th International AIDS Conference … Continue reading

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Every Graph, Stat and Data Point You Need For Research on U.S. Mass Incarceration

Originally posted on Prison Photography:
For the last 30 years, there have been clear regional differences in states’ use of the prison, with the southern states relying on the prison the most often. (See larger.) The small, independent and incredibly…

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