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A blotter paper containing DOC (4-chloro-2,5-dimethoxyamphetamine) (US DOJ)

Parents Warned After Mountain View Student Overdoses On New Psychedelic Street Drug

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.

03/12/2014

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Novato Man Arrested After Police Find Meth, Marijuana In His Backpack

A man was arrested in Novato on Sunday night after police found marijuana and methamphetamine in his backpack, according to police.

02/18/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Demand Change To ‘Unjust And Irrational’ Federal Marijuana Policy

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.

02/12/2014

Screenshot of Silk Road, a black market marketplace of drugs and other illegal services. The website has been closed after the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. (CBS)

Accused Drug Website Entrepreneur Asks Government To Return $30M In Bitcoins

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.

12/23/2013

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13 Arrested, $4M In Marijuana Found During Alameda County Sweep

Thirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.

10/11/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Holder Proposes Changes In Criminal Justice System During SF Speech

Attorney General Eric Holder called for scaling back the use of harsh prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes and diversion of low-level offenders to drug treatment and community service.

08/12/2013

Prison Inmates

California Sex Offenders Getting Approved To Work As Counselors For Vulnerable Teens

A state Senate oversight report finds that at least 23 sex offenders have been approved to work as drug and alcohol counselors in California over the past eight years.

05/14/2013

A baby alligator found during a Fairfield drug raid. (Vacaville PD)

Baby Alligator Found During Fairfield Drug Raid

Among the marijuana, cash and guns found inside a Fairfield home during a recent raid was a three-foot-long baby alligator, according to police.

02/11/2013

Le Tour 2010 - Stage Twenty

Armstrong’s Admission No Surprise To Bay Area Cycling Enthusiasts

Has the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.

01/15/2013

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HealthWatch: FDA Requires Lower Doses For Sleep Medications

The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness.

01/10/2013

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