Welcome to the Substantive Newsletter, a weekly source for news from Boston’s addiction and recovery communities. I have a bit of a different message today in what is a very different newsletter. In short, I’m taking a step back from the daily grind of Substantive.
Cambridge has taken the region's latest step towards decriminalization of psychedelics, a Boston rapper is speaking out about his story of addiction and…
Miles Karter is an underground sensation, telling lyrical stories often full of nods to a life shaped by drugs and America's Drug War
Mass General Hospital is starting new research on medicinal applications of psychedelic drugs, Police Commissioner William Gross has suddenly retired…
A pharmaceutical company just announced plans to work with Mass General Hospital on groundbreaking new research. This could be good news for communities…
Interviews, public comments and legislative actions on addiction reveal common recognition of key issues, but frequent differences in opinions on how…
New information comes on the Mass and Cass Task Force, new drug policies from Mayoral Candidate Andrea Campbell are turning heads, much more.
Meeting minutes obtained by Substantive reveal how just two appointed members showed up for every meeting over a 10-month span.
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