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Topic: drug policy

Wrenn GS: Brown’s war on drugs

Columns, Opinions

Wrenn GS: Brown’s war on drugs

February 24, 2021 1 comment

Fifty years since Richard Nixon declared drug abuse “public enemy number one,” much of America now reflects with horror. The ruthless criminalization of certain substances has entrenched systemic inequalities, ostracized addicts, criminalized recreational users and withheld life-altering medical treatments…

Members of Students for Sensible Drug Policy delivered a presentation detailing methods for handling potential overdoses, drug checking and contamination of drug supply.

News, University News

Student group presents on safe drug use practices

February 25, 2020 Comments are Disabled

In a crowded conference room in Page Robinson Hall, Laurel McIntyre ’22, Abigail Gulchin ’22, Max Heller ’23 and Noah Mlyn ’20 presented on safe drug use in a culture that maintains prohibition — on campus, in Providence and in the United States.