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A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Expiring Law Sets Up New Needle Giveaway Battle In California

It’s long been a public health debate about whether it’s good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.

02/24/2014

Surveillance video shows a man suspected of holding up a Walgreens pharmacy for oxycontin pills.  (Source: Bay City News)

Armed Robber Holds Up Palo Alto Pharmacy For OxyContin Pills

An armed man stole a narcotic pain reliever from a Walgreens store in downtown Palo Alto on Monday afternoon, police said.

12/04/2012

Jefferson Award winner Carol Kahm. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Loved Ones Cope With Addiction

Carol Kahm’s support group helps people heal from the pain of addiction. But the groups aren’t for substance abusers – They’re for the people who love them.

01/18/2012

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