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Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

, by Emily Land

Heavy and frequent use of marijuana increase risk of cardiovascular disease, but people who smoked occasionally did not have this increased risk. Read More

San Francisco gay bars join forces with HIV researchers to support smart drinking

San Francisco gay bars join forces with HIV researchers to support smart drinking

, by Emily Land

Making small tweaks to the environment in San Francisco bars reduced binge drinking and decreased the average BAC of people exiting bars. Read More

Safer drug use spaces will benefit San Francisco, advocates say

Safer drug use spaces will benefit San Francisco, advocates say

, by Emily Land

To improve the health and lives of people who use drugs, a task force in San Francisco will investigate the feasibility of establishing safer consumption sites. Read More

Vending machine will provide free access to safer injection supplies & clean needles

Vending machine will provide free access to safer injection supplies & clean needles

, by Emily Land

People who inject drugs in Las Vegas will have an easier way to obtain safer injection supplies like sterile needles thanks to this new program. Read More

Harnesses & harm reduction at Folsom Street Fair [photo essay]

Harnesses & harm reduction at Folsom Street Fair [photo essay]

, by Cirrus Wood

Folsom has become just as much a space for the curious (and camera carrying) crowd as for genuine fetishists and kinksters. Read More