State Sen. Scott Wiener Continues Push For Safe Injection Sites, More Housing Near TransitState Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) on Tuesday introduced new legislation to legalize overdose prevention programs, or safe injection sites, in select California cities.
San Francisco Officials Approve Controversial Safe Injection Sites; Await State ApprovalSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance creating an Overdose Prevention Program in the city, also known as a safe injection site, in an effort to prevent overdose deaths.
Federal Judge's Ruling May Boost San Francisco's Plan For Safe Injection SitesThe city of San Francisco could revisit a plan to open safe injection sites for drug users, after a federal judge's ruling.
Sen. Wiener Reintroduces Bill Pushing For Safe Injection SitesState Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, announced Monday he's reintroducing state legislation that would allow San Francisco to implement safe injection sites--after a similar bill was vetoed last year by Gov. Jerry Brown.
San Francisco Safe Injection Site Bill Reintroduced In LegislatureFollowing a veto by former Gov. Jerry Brown last year, a measure that would allow safe injection sites in San Francisco has been reintroduced in the state legislature.
SF Mayor Breed Weighs Moving Forward With Drug Injection Site Despite Gov. Brown VetoDriven in part by family tragedy, San Francisco Mayor London Breed has repeatedly pledged to open what could be the first supervised drug injection site in the country.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill To Open Safe Injection Sites In San FranciscoCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown rejected a measure to open safe drug injection sites in San Francisco on Sunday.
San Francisco Officials Promote Safe Injection Program With Mock FacilityCity officials in San Francisco kicked off the drive to promote safe injection centers Wednesday with a tour of a mock facility that includes a "chill room" for heroin users to relax in after they shoot up.
San Francisco Safe Injection Bill Passes Calif. Legislature; DOJ Threatens ProsecutionThe California Legislature on Monday passed Assembly Bill 186, which would give the green light for safe injection sites in San Francisco under a three-year pilot.
San Francisco Mayor Embraces Safe Drug Injection Sites Following State Senate VoteSan Francisco is now looking to stop addicts from using drugs in the street, opting to instead give them a safe place to shoot up.
San Francisco Supervisors Receptive To Opening Safe Injection SitesSan Francisco could potentially open safe injection sites within eight to 12 months if a proposal to create them gets approved, city health officials said Wednesday.
Are Safe Injection Sites The Solution To The Drug OD Crisis?Lora Schroeder’s daughter Sammi struggled with drug addiction for years. At 25, she died of an accidental heroin overdose.