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Attorney General of Canada, et al. v. PHS Community Services Society, et al.

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This case concerns Insite, a supervised injection facility in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. The operation of Insite has prevented overdose deaths, reduced the suffering of addicts and lessened the spread of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. The B.C. Court of Appeal granted the facility a permanent exemption from prosecution under federal drug laws, finding that provincial authority over health care could allow it to trump federal criminal powers.

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