Drug Deaths in Black Communities and Our Collective Denial

"While white addicts receive treatment, drug counseling, and a lenient criminal justice system, there are Black people still behind bars because of mandatory minimums, three-strikes laws, and disparate drug sentencing."

In Recovery, on Suboxone, and in the Weed Business

Throughout my career as a cannabis journalist, I've kept silent about my sobriety. Finding freelance gigs is hard enough without the added burden of having to be that guy. Besides, if I learned anything from active addiction, it was how to lie at my job.