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U.S. Attorney William McSwain announces a lawsuit to prevent a supervised injection site from opening in Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
WHYY’s Nina Feldman gives us an update on the legal battles over supervised injection sites in Philadelphia.
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South Philly injection site: As Rendell touts ‘tremendous’ upside, some neighbors flip out
Mayor Kenney, who supports the sites, said they could save up to 75 people from overdose death each year.
9 months ago
Supervised injection at Prevention Point? Ahead of major ruling, Safehouse lacks location and funding
The city’s push to open in Kensington still faces resistance. Meanwhile, the nonprofit has just $200,000 in the bank.
11 months ago
Safehouse asks judge for a final ruling that makes it legal
An October ruling that what would become the 1st U.S. supervised injection site did not violate the “crackhouse statute” was too narrow to close the case.
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