Highlights from the Journal

Editors’ Note

For better and for worse, substance use is an important part of the daily rhythms of the city.

Drugs in New York City: By the Numbers

The Rise (and Rise) of Fentanyl

How the synthetic opioid has become a mass killer of Americans

The Marijuana Reset New York Needs

What’s gone wrong with the rollout of legalized cannabis — and how it can be fixed

A Safe Space for Users: A Conversation With Sam Rivera

The leader of OnPoint overdose prevention centers explains their harm-reduction approach.

The Drug War: Race and Reality

What Charlie Rangel’s rise tells us about Black New York and substance abuse

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