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The Fight Over Safe Injection Sites Isn’t Really About Safe Injection Sites

“Cities and counties should expect the Department of Justice to meet the opening of any injection site with swift and aggressive action.” That was Lower […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Ed Rendell’s New Gig

You know that saying about those who don’t remember the past being doomed to repeat it? Americans have been doomed when it comes to drug and […]

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Feds: We’ll Crack Down on a Safe Injection Site in Philly Immediately

The Trump administration is not happy with Philadelphia’s plan to open a supervised injection site. Months after the city first announced that intention, U.S. Deputy Attorney General […]

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Kenney and Krasner: Criminalizing Crack Addiction Was a Mistake

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner declared on Thursday that criminalizing crack addiction in the 1970s and ’80s was a mistake. In an […]

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Philly Just Announced Plans for the Nation’s First Safe Injection Site

It’s official: Philly is embracing plans to open the nation’s first safe injection site. At a press conference on Tuesday, officials detailed the grim effects of […]