The drug war, covered by drug users as war correspondents. Crackdown is a monthly podcast about drugs, drug policy and the drug war led by drug user activists and supported by research. Each episode will tell the story of a community fighting for the...Show More

27:51 | Jan 30th

Drug users are the experts. We’ve survived. We know policy better than policy-makers. We know law better than lawmakers. We know pharmaceuticals better than pharmacists. We know nobody’s coming to save us. So we gotta save ourselves.

51:18 | Feb 27th   EPISODE 2: CHANGE INTOLERANCE British Columbia switched nearly 15,000 methadone patients to a new formulation called Methadose in 2014. In Crackdown's second episode, Garth Mullins, Lau...Show More
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57:01 | Aug 1st

The Vancouver Police say they’re for harm reduction, but everyone we talk to in the Downtown Eastside says otherwise. On Episode 7 of Crackdown, Garth asks the cops to stand down. https://crackd...Show More

48:25 | Nov 28th

Episode 10: Passing the Marker In 2018, Scotland had a higher rate of drug-related deaths than Canada or the U.S. -- even though fentanyl hasn’t taken over the U.K.’s drug supply. In Episode 10, CRACKDOWN crosse...Show More

37:40 | Oct 31st

Crackdown investigates the relationship between the BC government and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Many people on methadone complain that Methadose® "doesn't have legs." Why hasn't the government provided them with a more effective option? https://w...Show More
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