Massachusetts Considers Opening Safe Injections Sites In Boston Areas Hit By Open Drug Use, But Some Find Models Lacking

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Both the Boston City Council and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone are considering sites like one used in Toronto, where medical teams supervise drug use. Federal prosecutors sued Philadelphia to block the opening of a site there in February. News on substance abuse looks at Naloxone’s role in saving lives in Minnesota; meth makes inroads in Massachusetts and opioids go missing in a Florida hospital, as well.