April 25, 2024
Politics and GovernmentThe Drug War: Philadelphia considers monitored injection sites to quell overdoses

The Drug War: Philadelphia considers monitored injection sites to quell overdoses

The United States is currently engulfed in one of the largest and longest waged wars in its history, the drug war. For decades drugs have poured into the United States and have affected the lives of hundreds of thousands. One of the deadliest type of drugs, opioids, in 2017 alone caused more than 70,000 deaths.

In late 2017 President Donald Trump declared that the opioid crisis was a National Public Health Emergency and initiated a plan to assist those affected and attempt to stop drugs from ...

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