Tag: harm

Meet nitrous oxide: the fun drug that, because of prohibition, is terrible for the environment

Hilary Agro , April 25th, 2019


The War on Drugs is an expensive, harmful disaster. It’s the most destructive and racist set of policies that exist in the modern era. But! Did you know that…


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Alright, let’s talk about GHB: A user’s guide. 

Hilary Agro , April 13th, 2017


When it kicks in, it feels like meeting an old friend for the first time. – Daniel, 34 Few drugs are as misunderstood and stigmatized as GHB (except for…


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Why abstinence-only drug education doesn’t work—in fact, it backfires spectacularly.

Hilary Agro , March 21st, 2016


I talked to a lot of middle-class recreational drug users for my research. None of them had any idea when they were younger that they’d end up dropping…


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