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Syringe exchanges deemed ‘life-sustaining’ during Pa. coronavirus shutdown, raising hopes for eventual legalization

Although technically illegal in Pennsylvania, about 20 syringe exchange programs operate across the state.
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

As debate rages over a supervised injection site, some ask, ‘Do public meetings empower privilege?’

“The most insulting part about this whole process is the lack of community input."
By Jake Blumgart/WHYY

Safehouse hits pause on plan to open supervised injection site in South Philly

“We want you to know that we have listened. We apologize. And we want to ensure open lines of communication moving forward."
By Nina Feldman/WHYY

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Nonprofit says it will open injection site in Philadelphia

U.S. Attorney William McSwain calls the plan "a radical experiment" and vows to appeal.
By The Associated Press

‘Crackhouse statute’ argument against supervised injection site shot down by judge

The ruling came down to the site’s main purpose: Would Safehouse’s express purpose be to facilitate drug use?
By Nina Feldman/WHYY