Opiates

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Now Carrying Drug To Reverse Opioid Overdoses

San Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.

03/12/2015

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Overdose Deaths From Other Drugs

A new study of states which have implemented medical marijuana laws shows those states also have lower rates of drug overdose deaths.

08/27/2014

Surveillance video shows a man suspected of holding up a Walgreens pharmacy for oxycontin pills.  (Source: Bay City News)

Armed Robber Holds Up Palo Alto Pharmacy For OxyContin Pills

An armed man stole a narcotic pain reliever from a Walgreens store in downtown Palo Alto on Monday afternoon, police said.

12/04/2012