Harm reduction

Criminalising cannabis use by children is unconstitutional, court rules

Court hears children are languishing for months in detention for trivial offences


Law | 3 August 2020

Six die from methanol poisoning in Cape Town

Four more in a critical condition


Brief | 2 June 2020

Triumph for amateur cast at the opera house

Don’t Miss Your Turning Point received a standing ovation on Saturday night at Artscape


Photo Essay | 17 February 2020

“From the streets, to Hanover Park, to Artscape”

There will be one performance only of the play Don’t Miss Your Turning Point at Artscape on Saturday


News | 13 February 2020

Puppets bring the dangers of drugs to life

Ukwanda Puppet Collective on school tour


Feature | 31 August 2018

Living in the hell of Whoonga Park

Murder, rape, crime, homelessness, abuse by police … daily life for whoonga users


News | 6 February 2018

Western Cape to toughen alcohol controls

It cannot be “business as usual for the liquor industry” says Medical Research Council researcher


News | 6 September 2017

Harm reduction versus abstinence: experts debate drug laws

SA Drug Policy Week kicks off in Cape Town


News | 2 August 2017

Don’t treat drug users as criminals, say health workers

Harm reduction better than a police war on drugs, argues TB/HIV Care Association


Feature | 8 February 2017

Medicine offers hope for heroin users in Mitchells Plain

But government unlikely to make it widely available


Feature | 24 March 2016