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opioid overdose crisis
City Life

Philly Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Says They’re to Blame in Overdose Crisis

On Wednesday, Philadelphia joined more than 200 cities around the country that have sued opioid manufacturers over their apparent role in the overdose crisis. The […]

safe injection site, heroin, drug use, opioid epidemic, opioids
City Life

How Close Is Philly to Opening the Nation’s First Safe Injection Site?

We’re not even two weeks into 2018, and one of the year’s major hot topics is already clear: safe injection sites. On Tuesday, Philly’s stance […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Attack of the Narco Bunnies

There’s so much shaming going on in the world today: slut shaming, body shaming, parent shaming, president shaming, food shaming … hey, are you eating that […]

Things to Do

I Was There: War On Drugs at The Dell Last Night

Like a good Philadelphian, I was there for War On Drugs’ homecoming show at The Dell last night. I was also there in 2013 when […]

Things to Do

Let’s Watch a Bunch of War on Drugs Videos

This Thursday, Philly rock heroes The War on Drugs play their biggest hometown show yet — headlining Connor Barwin’s Make The World Better Foundation fundraiser […]

baby formula
City Life

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 […]

City Life

Two Drug Counselors OD at Chester County Halfway House

Two Chester County drug counselors overdosed and were found dead this past weekend by the very people whose lives they were trying to help save, […]

City Life

Senate Bill Would Make Weed Legal in New Jersey

A Democratic senator has introduced a bill that would make recreational marijuana use legal in New Jersey. Sen. Nicholas Scutari is behind a bill that, […]

City Life

Kenney: Pennsylvania Should Just Legalize Weed Already

On Saturday, Philadelphia police arrested 22 people at a pot party held by marijuana activist NA Poe – proving that the war on drugs is […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

Injecting rig at Insite
City Life

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. 

City Life

Wolf: Legalizing Marijuana Won’t Help State Budget Deficit

Yesterday, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale called for the state to legalize marijuana, claiming it would “generate hundreds of millions of dollars each year that […]

Arymo bottles
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 […]