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Linda Montel shows off supplies on a check in desk at Safer Inside, a realistic model of a safe injection site in San Francisco. California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation Sept. 30, 2018, that would have given San Francisco permission to test-open supervised drug injection sites. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

A federal appeals court has dealt a significant blow to the efforts seeking to open the nation’s first safe injection site, finding that the plan would violate provisions of the Controlled Substances Act, colloquially known as the “crack house” statute.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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