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  • Pennsylvania criminalizes accidental overdoses to the detriment of its people | Opinion

    Philadelphia Inquirer - 12/06/2019

    Pennsylvania leads the nation in the use of this misguided and counterproductive approach, based on analysis from the Health in Justice Action Lab (at the Northeastern University School of Law) and data aggregation initiative Mission LISA. Despite a lack of evidence that these kinds of prosecutions curb drug use or overdose, DDRD charges increased by 1,267%statewide between 2013 and 2017.

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