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.
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.
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.
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.
Doctors call it a miracle drug that reverses heroin overdoses. Now drug prevention programs are giving it to families and friends of opiate users, just in case of an accidental overdose.
Authorities say that a man charged with carrying out nine contract killings in Central California has confessed that he actually killed 40 people over several decades.
Parents of students at a South Bay high school have been warned about a newly-discovered psychedelic drug after one student overdosed on it and was hospitalized this week.
A man was arrested in Novato on Sunday night after police found marijuana and methamphetamine in his backpack, according to police.
The current federal policy on marijuana “perpetuates an unjust and irrational system,” according to a letter signed by 17 members of congress, including four Bay Area representatives.
An Internet entrepreneur accused of being behind an online marketplace for illegal drugs has asked the government to return more than $30 million in bitcoin seized from his computers.