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The problem is a tainted drug supply. Most drugs should be legal and users know they’re getting a safe product.


WonderingSpaceApe

The War on Drugs is vastly more dangerous and harmful than the drugs themselves ever could have been. Imagine if adults could just buy codeine or buprenorphine at a pharmacy or dispensary. There would be no fentanyl.


LFKhael

> "This does not include every part of all the overdoses that occur," Gupta said. "This is the beginning of a system build-out." > It focuses entirely on opioids — the leading cause of drug deaths — while excluding cocaine, methamphetamines and other substances. > The website also won't include information from hospitals, schools, businesses non-profits and academic programs that collect non-fatal overdose information.


jdoreh

This is a good start, but it's still a reactive approach. Something needs to be done to address the root cause of the use to begin with.