Fentanyl Is the Genie That Won’t Go Back in the Bottle
By Meagan Day, 2021-04-05
The Biden administration now has a full-blown #fentanyl crisis on its hands. It seems ambivalent about how to address it, speaking both the language of harm reduction and carceral solutions. (Most drug policy experts and criminal justice advocates prefer the former.)
But beyond greater access to addiction treatment and management, the massive spike in overdose fatalities during the pandemic suggests another critical element of effective drug policy.