“The War on Drugs”: The Case of Bangladesh

Islam N. War on drugs: the case of Bangladesh. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25 Despite decades of history of failure of the “war on drugs” (Coyne & Hall, 2017), Bangladesh recently joined this controversial journey, with policies that took at least 130 lives across the country (Gupta & Pokharel, 2018). In addition, it has added […]

Don’t Blame the Smoker

Kaplan J. Don’t blame the smoker. Harvard Public Health Review. Fall 2018;15. “More people die each year from smoking than from murder, AIDS, suicide, drugs, car crashes, and alcohol, combined.” A callous, robotic voice delivered statements like the one above in complete monotony. As this Siri-esque narrator read off these disturbing smoking facts, plain black […]