May 24, 2023

Ensuring Access to Treatment, Penalties for those Peddling Dangerous Drugs are the Best Ways to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis (WASHINGTON, DC) – With more than 150 Americans dying every day from synthetic opioids, primarily fentanyl, Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions (FDPS)President Dr. Kevin Sabet, a former drug policy advisor to Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton, and […]

Nasal spray that can reverse opioid overdose soon available over the counter in US

May 22, 2023

FDPS President Dr. Kevin Sabet addresses the opioid crisis and how it will be impacted by expanding the availability of Narcan. Watch the full video, here.

Vancouver’s “The Drugs Store” is About Harm Promotion, Not Harm Reduction

May 5, 2023

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2023 Media Contact: Tom Basile [email protected] People living with substance use disorder deserve access to quality treatment (Vancouver, BC) – The Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions President and CEO Dr. Kevin Sabet, a former Obama drug policy advisor, released the following statement today following reports that a Vancouver man has opened a store selling […]

SAM President: Must ‘consider a more comprehensive approach to nation’s drug epidemic’

April 17, 2023

Kevin Sabet, of the Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions, said the fact that the nation’s overdose deaths have climbed even as naloxone is more widely available is one reason to consider a more comprehensive approach to the nation’s drug epidemic. “Some people think we should just have test strips and Narcan,” Sabet said. “It’s a […]

GUEST COLUMN: Avoid ‘another bad trip’ for Colorado

September 11, 2022

The Gazette September 11, 2022 Luke NiforatosExecutive Vice President of FDPS Despite rising rates of drug use because of COVID-19-related isolation, activists are now plotting to promote the use of another illegal substance: psychedelics. Dubbed the “Natural Medicine Health Act,” appearing as Initiative 58 this November, the effort to legalize and commercialize these substances ignores […]