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How “harm reduction” is transforming drug policy

Updated: Mar 17, 2023

As the drug war retreats, individualist approaches to substance use and abuse will make us all better off.

NICK GILLESPIE | 1.11.2023 11:00 AM

With more states and localities legalizing what the government still calls "illicit" drugs, how should we rethink criminal penalties and treatment for people with substance abuse problems? What policy and cultural frameworks will allow all of us to make better use decisions, reduce harm to ourselves and others, and make sure people who need help can get it?


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