Heroin Can Be Good for You

As can anything in moderation, supposedly. A critique of a pro-drug book.

Dr. Carl Hart is a professor of neuroscience at Columbia University, and a casual heroin user. When the latter part of this bio was made public, the media freaked—viral stories from the New York Post and elsewhere spawned days worth of discourse online. Was it okay to promote the recreational use of heroin and other drugs? Would he get fired from Columb…

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