Will Godfrey

'A potential public health disaster': How Trump's new plan to ban flavored vapes across the US could backfire

President Donald Trump announced on September 11 that he wants the Food and Drug Administration to plan to pull flavored vaping products from the US market. Describing vaping as “a new problem in the country,” he told reporters after a policy meeting that “very, very strong action” may be needed to protect “innocent children.”

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Global Commission Slams UN Drug Summit Outcome as Straining the Credibility of International Law

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These 30 Scottish Phrases All Mean "Drunk"

This article was originally published by The Influence, a news site that covers the full spectrum of human relationships with drugs. Follow The Influence on Facebook or Twitter.

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Inside the Big, Bold, Practical Movement to Reduce the Harms of Drug Use

Arriving in Baltimore the night before the 10th National Harm Reduction Conference last week, I walked out of the hotel to get my bearings and buy a sandwich. Downtown was a desert, with banks and other businesses closed for the night. Turning a corner, I suddenly came upon a brightly lit cluster of exotic dance clubs and sex shops, guarded by intimidating bouncers, with people milling around with their hoods up, some intoxicated, the young women tottering on heels. There was a Subway open.

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Map: How Much Cash Could Your State Make by Taxing Legal Marijuana?

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How CNN’s Amber Lyon Became an Advocate of Psychedelic Healing

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London Responds to Soar in Party Drugs With Special 'Drug Club Clinic'

 A small but important treatment center called the Club Drug Clinic—the first in the UK specifically for people who have problems with substances such as mephedrone, ecstasy and ketamine—launched yesterday in west London.  Funded by Britain's National Health Service for an initial two years, the clinic is based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and staffed by doctors, nurses, psychologists and drug and HIV workers.

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