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Getting to the root: When it comes to kratom, the legal opioid substitute, the benefits outweigh the costs

Getting to the root: When it comes to kratom, the legal opioid substitute, the benefits outweigh the costs

Molly O'Mera, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018

In 2018, America finds itself in the unique position of a state-by-state cannabis prohibition while also fighting one of the largest drug crises in the country's history - the opioid epidemic. A new, breakout drug in the market could become a key player in both sides of the conversation for drug reform. Kratom,...

Chicago Recovery Alliance aims to reduce drug harm

Chicago Recovery Alliance aims to reduce drug harm

Kevin Gross

November 16, 2014

On a dark corner in Humboldt Park, Chicago’s forgotten drug users — or junkies, as some critics refer to them — search out a small form of sanctuary in what seems like the unlikeliest of places. A mobile clinic run by The Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA) sits many nights near this corner ...

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