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Remedies: Injection Sites, Wine and Cheese Tariffs, and IPO Woes

Remedies: Injection Sites, Wine and Cheese Tariffs, and IPO Woes

Skimm This - October 3, 2019 - 12:42

A federal judge just gave a boost to supervised injection sites, saying a clinic in Philadelphia doesn’t violate drug laws. Activists say the ruling could mark a turning point in the fight to reduce drug overdoses. Meanwhile, Swiss cheese and French wine just got dragged into a US-EU trade spat that’s actually about … airplanes. We’ll connect the dots. Also on today’s show: we’ll break down the rough year for IPOs, and how one adventurous eagle is documenting glacial melt in the Alps.

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