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State Government

Democratic State Lawmakers Push For Opening Drug Injection Sites

September 1, 2017 | Drew Sandsor

Several Democratic lawmakers at the state Capitol used International Overdose Awareness Day Thursday to tout a bill allowing eight counties to open drug injection sites.

Health Care

McCarty Bill Aimed At Fighting Opioid Addiction

March 1, 2017 | Steve Milne

Democratic State Assemblymember Kevin McCarty of Sacramento wants to impose a one-cent per milligram surcharge on prescription opioids. The fee would pay for drug addiction prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs.

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Coffee House Goal: Turn Around Homeless Lives Through Housing, Training And Addiction Recovery

November 23, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

Can coffee and muffins help Sacramento's homeless drug addicts get off the streets and stay clean and sober? A local non-profit says yes.

Native American Youth Rehab Center Planned Near Davis

June 20, 2016 | Steve Milne

Yolo County may soon have a drug and alcohol abuse treatment facility for Native American youth. Congress recently appropriated funding for construction of the project at a site north of Davis.

Undocumented Immigration In California

Deportation Less Likely For Immigrant Drug Offenders Under New Law

October 13, 2015 | Ben Bradford

The new California law allows immigrants to retract guilty pleas for drug possession and have their cases dismissed once they attend court-ordered rehab.

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Dozens Graduate From Sacramento Juvenile Dependency Drug Court

July 21, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Nearly 90 people graduated Tuesday from the Sacramento County Dependency Drug Court program.

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State Government

Recidivism Rate For California Offenders Drops Again

July 8, 2015 | Ed Joyce

California prison officials say the rate at which inmates released return to state custody has dropped.

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