Bacow's Address

Bacow Says Removing Sackler Name from Harvard Buildings Would Be 'Inappropriate'

In recent months, dozens of mothers whose children died from opioid overdoses wrote letters to Bacow urging him to cut ties with the Sacklers and refuse future funding from them.

HMS Gordon Hall

Harvard Medical School and MIT See Green With High Value Donation to Fund Joint Cannabis Research

The donation, given by Charles R. Broderick, is the largest independent donation ever made to fund biological study of cannabinoids on the brain and behavior.

AODS Literacy Flyer

AODS Launches ‘Substance Literacy Project’ to Increase Student Awareness and Knowledge

Administrators from the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services have launched a campaign to raise awareness around drugs and alcohol on Harvard’s campus through Instagram and Facebook posts and signs around campus.

Narcan in AED Boxes

HUHS Director Barreira Raises Concerns About Expanding Access to Naloxone on Campus

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira raised concerns about the logistics of expanding access on campus to naloxone, a drug used to reverse the symptoms of opioid overdose.

University Health Services

Students Push for Narcan Availability on Harvard's Campus to Combat Overdoses

The students, Eana X. Meng ’19 and Kailash Sundaram ’19, said they hope to raise awareness on campus of the problems of overdosing and push the University to make Narcan more readily available.

National Recovery Week
City Politics

Cambridge Recognizes National Recovery Month with Trainings, Events

National Recovery Month is sponsored by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and strives to educate people about substance abuse and recovery.


Mass. Marijuana Retailers Criticize ‘Community Impact Fees’ on Businesses

Mass. marijuana retailers have accused the Cannabis Control Commission of failing to enforce legal limits on how much municipalities can charge the businesses.

Marijuana Zoning
Cambridge City Council

With Marijuana Zoning Petition, Cambridge Blazes Closer to Seeing Its First Pot Shops

The Cambridge Planning Board heard a recreational marijuana dispensaries zoning petition from the City Council at a public hearing in late August.

Sackler Protest

Sackler Protest

A crowd gathers in front of Lamont Library on Friday afternoon to protest the Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Sackler Protest

Sackler Protest

A crowd gathers in front of Lamont Library on Friday afternoon to protest the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. The Sackler is being scrutinized for being a leading cause of the opioid epidemic.


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

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

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.

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.​