San Francisco had the second-highest fatal overdose rate among the 50 most populous counties in the nation last year, according to an analysis from the San Francisco Chronicle.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed is requesting federal assistance to stem the drug crisis in her city.
San Jose Police Officers’ Association (SJPOA) Executive Director Joanne Marian Segovia has been charged with importing and agreeing to distribute illegal opioids, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Isotonitazene (ISO) is 20 times more powerful than fentanyl and much less responsive to Narcan.
An Orange County judge has ruled against several local governments who sued top drug manufacturers for their role in the country’s opioid crisis.
San Francisco reached a grim milestone in 2020, with a record 621 drug overdose deaths.
A flyer from the Drug Overdose Prevention and Education Project, which is funded by the health department, tells users to “try snorting or smoking instead of injecting.”
San Francisco police say it has become nearly impossible to get a drug conviction in many parts of the city, turning communities like the Tenderloin into a drug free-for-all where users and dealers from other parts of the state flock to take advantage.
Amid a pervasive crisis of drug addiction, librarians across the nation are learning how to use powerful opioid reversal drugs.