The Case Against Banning Opioids

They may be dangerous but we can’t avoid them just yet

Illustration by me

With us being in the mist of an opioid pandemic (among other pandemics…) there is a large political push to ban them or at least significantly reduce the chances of people being prescribed these drugs. But doing this is actually extremely dangerous, and is (arguably) just another arm of the war on drugs. While…

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