Drug overdose

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Overdose Prompts UC Berkeley Co-Op To Go Drug Free

Next fall, UC Berkeley’s largest student cooperative will be a drug-free living space with an almost entirely new membership, the result of a massive settlement stemming from an overdose at the residence three years ago.

03/14/2014

UC Berkeley, Cal

Phil Matier: Cal Reconsidering Hands-Off Policy With Student Co-Op After Overdose Settlement

A UC Berkeley student cooperative is reconsidering a permissive drug policy after a near million-dollar settlement with the family of Josh Gibson, a student, who needs around-the-clock care since he suffered an overdose at Cloyne Court in 2010.

03/13/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs ‘Good Samaritan’ Bill To Prevent Drug Overdose Deaths

Drug users and underage drinkers seeking medical help will no longer have to fear charges under a so-called “good Samaritan” bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

09/21/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mom Sues Over Son’s Overdose At UC Berkeley Co-Op

The mother of a University of California, Berkeley student who suffered severe brain damage after a drug overdose on campus is suing the UC regents.

02/24/2012

Dr. Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's physician, sits in L.A. County Superior Court during his trial. (Pool photo)

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Convicted By SoCal Jury In His 2009 Drug Death

A jury has convicted Michael Jackson’s doctor of involuntary manslaughter in the singer’s 2009 drug death. The jury reached its verdict Monday after deliberating less than nine hours.

11/07/2011

Recent OD's Bring Raves Under Fire

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- The recent drug overdose deaths of two men and a teenage girl who attended raves in the Bay Area and Los Angeles have gotten the attention of public health officials.

07/07/2010

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