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Christopher Moraff

Covers:  Criminal Justice, Privacy, Policing, Civil Liberties, Foreign Policy, Politics, Technology, Economy, Culture, Photography, Religion
Doesn't Cover: Sports, Lena Dunham

Contributing Writer for @TheDailyBeast, @NextCityOrg, @TheCrimeReport. Embedded: Front Lines of #DrugWar. Reputedly 'one of the most rational people on Twitter'

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Christopher Moraff is a journalist, writer and photographer whose work has covered topics ranging from architecture to politics. He was a 2014 H.F. Guggenheim Fellow at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and writes on criminal justice, policing and civil liberties for Al Jazeera America, PennLi...

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Nov 18, 2017

@coreysdavis @LeoBeletsky I recall an effort to modify HIPAA to remove some of the protections for SUDs. @ADAWnews covered this topic in depth recently. But I haven't been following the developments.

Nov 18, 2017

@maiasz Exactly - it's not just schedule 2/3 stuff . People get jammed up for all kind of treatment. I know people who pay cash for their meds b/c their co-pay is actually higher ! And yet paying cash is an official "red flag" under PDMP guidance in many places

Nov 18, 2017

In all my travels and all my talks w/patients, users & average folk I've never *once* ran across some who said "omg you won't believe how easy it was to get my pain meds today."

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Production assistant on public radio - unpaid

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I'll never tell. (Actually I still do sometimes)

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Uncle Duke (alternate: William Boot)