BART Makes Progress, But Still Battling Drugs And Filth In San Francisco StationsA year after BART officials promised to clean up the transit system when a video exposed rampant drug use and filth, KPIX 5 made a close inspection of some of BART's problem spots.
BART Proposes Closing Walkway Favored By Drug Users At Civic Center StationBay Area Rapid Transit officials are seeking to close a walkway at San Francisco’s Civic Center station that has been a magnet for drug users in San Francisco.
BART Officials, SFPD Search For Solutions At Civic Center StationTransit authorities made new promises of action to fight rampant drug use in BART's Civic Center station Monday as officials met with San Francisco leaders.
SF Board Of Supes President Calls For Safe Injection Sites For Drug UsersSan Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed Tuesday called for the creation of a task force to explore the possibility of creating safe injection sites for drug users.
Drug Users Getting Paid To Try New Formulations In Effort To Reduce Painkiller AbuseThe rise of prescription drug overdoses in the U.S. is leading to research which involves paying recreational drug users to try new formulations, in the hope of reducing the abuse and addiction to painkillers.
Gov. Brown Signs 'Good Samaritan' Bill To Prevent Drug Overdose DeathsDrug 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.
Red Cross Releases Report On HIV Cases For Drug UsersThe International Federation of the Red Cross is calling for a dramatic change in the way governments deal with people who inject drugs.