March in Philly’s Kensington neighborhood planned for overdose awareness day

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     At right, Dan Martino pictured with activists (from left) Paul Yabor and Paul Cherashore at a heroin camp in Kensington, making the case for safe injection sites in Philly, earlier this year. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    At right, Dan Martino pictured with activists (from left) Paul Yabor and Paul Cherashore at a heroin camp in Kensington, making the case for safe injection sites in Philly, earlier this year. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    International Overdose Awareness Day will be observed in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood tomorrow as hundreds of participants are expected to gather for a “March in Black.”

    Dan Martino, the event’s organizer, joined NewsWorks Tonight’s Dave Heller to discuss the opioid epidemic’s effect on the city and his push for safe injection sites.

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