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Inmate Found Dead In Santa Rosa Jail

An inmate booked into the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility in Santa Rosa on Friday was found dead Saturday night in a unit for inmates going through drug withdrawals, the sheriff’s office reported Sunday.

10/19/2014

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60 Arrested In Mountain View Rave Concert

Authorities say more than 60 people were arrested at weekend rave in Mountain View, mostly for drug offenses.

09/22/2014

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Make HIV/AIDS Drug Available To Anyone Who Needs It

Supervisor David Campos wants the Board to appropriate an extra $807,000 to cover the cost of providing Truvada to any San Franciscan who needs it.

09/18/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 8: Wide receiver Wes Welker #83 of the Denver Broncos hauls in a second quarter pass against the Tennessee Titans at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 8, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

NFL Approves New Drug Policy; Suspensions Lifted For Some Veterans

The NFL says it has reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy, including the addition of human growth hormone testing.

09/17/2014

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CHP Find $17,000 In Drugs, Cash During Oakland Traffic Stop

A Tuesday traffic stop in Oakland led to a drug arrest and the confiscation of more than $17,000 in drugs and cash.

08/28/2014

Missing fishing captain Timothy Lybrand has an outstanding warrant For His Arrest (SCCSO)

Fisherman Wasn’t Aboard When Distress Call Was Sent Near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

Officials say a fisherman who sent out a distress call early Monday morning was not on board when his boat ran aground in San Francisco.

08/06/2014

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Oregon, Illinois Medicaid Programs Place Tight Restrictions On Gilead $1,000-Per-Pill Hepatitis C Drug Sovaldi

An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected Thursday to significantly scale back access to an effective—but expensive—new drug used to treat hepatitis C, the second state to retrict access to the drug in two days.

07/31/2014

George Jung talks to TMZ at San Francisco International Airport.

Notorious Ex-Cocaine Kingpin George Jung Out of Prison, Living In San Francisco

A man so notorious a movie was made about his life just walked out of prison. Ex-kingpin “George Jung” is now in San Francisco where he will finish serving his sentence.

06/03/2014

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Santa Clara County Joins Lawsuit Against Drug Firms Over Narcotic Painkillers

Santa Clara County Thursday joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers of using opioid narcotic painkillers for non-cancer-related pain.

05/22/2014

A man holds a crack pipe. (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Free Crack Pipe Program In San Francisco Hopes To Build On Initial Effort

Despite opposition from San Francisco officials, a program to provide free crack pipes to drug users has now distributed some 200 pipes since it began in March.

05/15/2014

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