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Working with JSON from MSQL that has an apostrophe

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I am retrieving values from MySQL with PHP for use in a mapping application all works unless my data has an apostrophe in it.

PHP
if ($result = $mysqli->query($query)) {
		while ($row = $result->fetch_assoc()) {
			$json[] = ($row);
		}
}
echo "var locations = '".json_encode($json)."'";

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the JavaScript parsing so I can use this data in a Leaflet Map is as follows

var parsedLocations = JSON.parse(locations);
i = 0;
while (i < parsedLocations.length) {
    var marker = L.marker([parsedLocations[i].latitude, parsedLocations[i].longitude], {
        title: parsedLocations[i].title,
        opacity: 0.9,
        riseOnHover: true
    }).addTo(map);

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So all works unless there is an apostrophe or other special character in the JSON output
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