American Institute for the History of Pharmacy

Join the AIHP today! The American Institute for the History of Pharmacy was established at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1941. And the mission of the Institute is to ‘advance knowledge and understanding of the history of pharmacy and medicines.’ You can visit the AIHP website here: https://aihp.org/ In January, I took on the role … More American Institute for the History of Pharmacy

Gender and Critical Drug Studies: The Gendered Origins of Privatized Prison Drug Treatment

Originally posted on Points: The Blog of the Alcohol & Drugs History Society:
Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from Dr. Jill McCorkel, associate professor of sociology ad criminology at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. In it, she explores the origins of how drug treatment and rehabilitation programs entered private prisons for women. Her full article appears in…

Grassroots Activism in Argentina: The Story of Mamá Cultiva, CAMEDA, and Medical Marijuana

Originally posted on Points: The Blog of the Alcohol & Drugs History Society:
Editor’s Note: This is the last post in our series from the Cannabis: Global Histories conference, held at the University of Strathclyde from April 19-20, 2018. It comes from Lucia Romero, an assistant researcher at CONICET (Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research…