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Feds: Philly Cop Helped Baltimore Officers Sell Seized Drugs

The Philadelphia Police Department has suspended a 35th District officer for 30 days with intent to dismiss after he was indicted by federal authorities in […]

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Police: Man in Dallas Cowboys Hat Steals Baby Formula in the ‘Burbs

The Bensalem Police Department is searching for a man who allegedly stole large amounts of baby formula from multiple stores in the area. Police say […]

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Police Launch Investigation Into Drugging Claims at the Dolphin

Earlier this week, we told you that we spoke with five people who claim that they were drugged at the Dolphin on South Broad Street […]

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Seven Women Say They Were Drugged at Popular South Philly Bar

UPDATE: The Philadelphia Police Department has launched an investigation into these drugging claims at the Dolphin. For the full story, click here. ORIGINAL: Heather DeRussy […]

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Philly Considers “Safe Injection Sites” for Opioid Users

Philadelphia officials and medical professionals are debating the possibility of adding “safe injection sites” for opioid users, the Inquirer reports. 

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Business

Why the FDA Approved Local Firm’s Abuse-Deterrent Opioid

That Egalet Corporation is in the Philadelphia area is due to one man: Robert Radie. Well, kind of. Radie joined Egalet’s board in March of […]

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City

How Drug Busts in Kensington Could Make Things Even Worse

The police laid the drugs, the money, and the guns on the table. The cameras rolled. And another victory in the drug war was declared. […]

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There’s a Good Way to Fight Heroin Overdoses, but You’re Going to Hate It

The news from last weekend was grim. Nine people, ranging in age from 20 to 40, died of drug overdoses. They included Victor Colon, a […]

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N.A. Poe Is the Hardest Working Pothead in Philly

My name is … N.A. Poe. My friends call me Poe.

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MLB Clears Ryan Howard in Drug Probe

Major League Baseball announced today it had cleared Phillies slugger Ryan Howard in its investigation into the Al Jazeera performance-enhancing drug report released late last […]

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Drug-Resistant Superbug Found in Pennsylvania Woman

A terrifying strain of drug-resistant bacteria has made its first appearance in the United States — in a Pennsylvania woman. The report, posted online Thursday […]

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ACME Now Selling Overdose-Reversal Drug NARCAN at Pennsylvania Pharmacies

The country is the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. The CDC estimates 89 people die every day from an opioid-related overdose in the United […]

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Penn Study: Painkiller Prescriptions on the Rise

Are prescription painkillers playing a role in increasing rates of addiction and overdose from prescription opioid painkillers? A study published this month in the Journal of the […]

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Medical Marijuana Could Be Law in Pennsylvania Very Soon

After a long battle, medical marijuana is poised to be made into law in Pennsylvania. The House of Representatives passed the bill earlier this week; […]

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Another Nice Spring Day, Another Villanova LSD Bust

Was it just last month that a bunch of Villanova University kids went on bad LSD trips, resulting in two arrests and four hospitalizations? It […]