San Francisco supervisors will reconsider whether a state of emergency is necessary for the Tenderloin district.
Homeless advocates in San Francisco on Tuesday blasted the city's recent plan to address mental health and drug use in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.
The overdose crisis in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood has led the city's mayor to declare a state of emergency.
More adults between 18 and 45 died of fentanyl overdoses in 2020 than COVID-19, motor vehicle accidents, cancer and suicide
The counties blamed pharmacies operated by CVS, Walgreens and Walmart for not stopping the flood of pills that caused hundreds of overdose deaths and cost each of the two counties about $1 billion, their attorney said.
A physician was convicted Friday of illegally prescribing opioids and other controlled substances to patients in Dublin and Tracy without a legitimate medical purpose, state Attorney General Rob Bonta announced.
Health officials say in the first nine months of 2021, 500 people in San Francisco died from drug overdoses. Now the city is pushing for a new approach that helps get open drug use off the streets.
An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, topping deaths from car crashes, guns and even flu and pneumonia, CDC data shows.
The City of San Francisco is pursuing a policy to allow safe consumption sites to address the problem of drug overdoses and open use on city streets.
A California judge has ruled for top drug manufacturers as local governments seek billions of dollars to cover their costs from the nation's opioid epidemic.
Federal authorities announced on Tuesday they are charging eight individuals with conspiracy connected to one of two drug trafficking operations that supplied San Francisco's Tenderloin District with various narcotics, including fentanyl.
Police say a new type of soft, gummy, brightly colored fentanyl is emerging in the Bay Area and they are warning the public to be alert for this toxic opioid.
San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against McKinsey & Company, alleging that the consulting firm helped push opioid sales in the county.
The mayor's office said overdose deaths within the homeless community have doubled in the last year. Some of those who live on the streets near U.N. Plaza said they know getting high can be dangerous, even deadly.
As an Alameda County firefighter-paramedic for Alameda County Fire, Eddie Pastora has saved people's lives countless times. But his heroic efforts last Thursday were unlike any he's faced before.
As part of the deal, the drugmaker also agreed to end the manufacturing and distribution of opioids across New York and the rest of the nation.
Police in Petaluma reported arresting a local man early Thursday and a local woman early Friday who they said were each in possession of enough fentanyl to create thousands of potential deadly doses.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California announced Tuesday what it described as the largest federal seizure of fentanyl -- more than 40 pounds -- in the history of the district.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Friday announced plans to create a new Street Overdose Response Team to address drug overdoses happening on city streets as overdose deaths linked to fentanyl have reached an all-time high.
The state Senate passed a bill on Thursday by just one vote that would allow the programs in Oakland, San Francisco and Los Angeles County.