A 2-1 federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a proposed supervised drug-injection site ...

Federal appeals court rejects proposed supervised drug-injection site

A 2-1 federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a proposed supervised drug-injection site that would have opened in Philadelphia on the basis that the proposed site violates a federal law that was passed to prevent drug dens. The proposed site would have been the first supervised drug-injection site in the US. The appeals court overturned the lower court’s ruling in favor of Safehouse, a non-profit organization that strives to establish a site where individuals can inject drugs they possessed prior …


 


 

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