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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.