Tag Archives: opioid

A real prisoner’s dilemma: Organ donation for reduced sentences

Niklas Kirchner and Daniel Lucas identify three major moral problems with a recently proposed bill offering prisoners reduced sentences in exchange for organ donation.

Clean Needle Pilot Programs at 2 Federal Prisons

Chelsea Cox comments on the introduction of two clean needle exchange pilot programs in Canadian prisons.

Responding to the Opioid Epidemic

Matthew Herder considers possible regulatory responses to the opioid epidemic that aim to recover health care costs, compensate survivors, or prosecute pharmaceutical companies.

Marijuana Tax: where will the money go when we legalize?

Chelsea Cox explores the financial and ethical implications of Canada’s upcoming legalization of marijuana.

The Opioid Epidemic is an Epidemic of Stigma

Kristie Serota and Daniel Z. Buchman argue that eradicating the stigma associated with opioid use is an ethical necessity and is critical for population health.