Advertisement

Drugs

Hempest
Boston

Boston Blazes Trail With New Recreational Marijuana Zoning Regulations

​The Boston Zoning Commission voted last month to approve zoning regulations for recreational marijuana businesses in Boston.

The Opioid Crisis and the Law
Harvard Law School

Former Drug Czars Visit HLS to Address the Opioid Epidemic

​Michael P. Botticelli and John P. Walters, former directors of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, spoke to a crowd of over 50 law students Thursday.

Chris Christie
IOP

Former Governor Chris Christie Visits Harvard to Discuss Opioid Epidemic

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the Institute of Politics Tuesday for a conversation about policy responses to the opioid crisis in America.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Health

Former Governors Speak about Opioid Epidemic at School of Public Health

Five former governors spoke about state responses to the opioid epidemic at a roundtable discussion at the Harvard School of Public Health Thursday.

Hempest
Harvard Square

Healthy Pharms Sales Suspended, Store Closed After Pesticides Found in Marijuana

Healthy Pharms has closed both its Harvard Square and Georgetown locations until further notice, according to a statement posted on its website.​

Sackler Museum
Drugs

Photographer Asks Harvard to Shun Sackler Donations

Nan Goldin has called on the Harvard Art Museums to reject donations from the Sackler family over its connection to the opioid drug OxyContin.

Hempest
Drugs

Hempest

Hemp products on display at The Hempest in Cambridge.

Boston Smoke Shop
Drugs

Boston Smoke Shop

Pipes and other paraphernalia on display at Boston Smoke Shop.

Hempest
Student Life

Into the Weeds

Pot shops may come to Harvard Square, but Harvard students may be limited in their ability to frequent them.

 Houghton Library’s ‘Altered States’ Exhibition
Museums

‘LSD’ Houghton Exhibit Showcases Counterculture Paraphernalia

​Ivy-lined Houghton Library seems an unlikely place to explore mind-altering substances—but the Library’s latest exhibit, “Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendance,” does just that.

Smoking Weed
Flyby Blog

How to Hypothetically Celebrate Boston's First Legal 4/20

Happy 4/20, Harvard!

Crime

Opulence and Opium: The Legacy of Harvard's Drug Syndicate

From Harvard, the opium trade spread throughout New England. According to Bradley, Yale University’s infamous Skull and Bone society was funded by the Russels, the most successful family of opium dealers in America. Columbia’s Low Memorial Library was also named after a key member of the family. Even Princeton’s first large benefactor, John Green, funded his contribution through the opium trade.

America's Opioid Crisis
IOP

America's Opioid Crisis

David T. Armstrong, former Vermont Governor Peter E. Shumlin, and R. Gil Kerlikowske speak about America’s opioid crisis at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics Wednesday evening.

The Hong Kong Restaurant
Crime

Marijuana Gummy Incident Briefly Closes Kong

Scorpions bowls weren’t the only intoxicating substance distributed at the Hong Kong Restaurant in October 2016.

Bong and Widener
Scrutiny

It's High Time: Weed at Harvard

Even after recreational marijuana became legal Massachusetts in the fall, some Harvard affiliates—professors, administrators, proctors, deans, even students—still clam up when asked what they think about using the drug on campus.

Advertisement