drugs

Gov. Brown signs law requiring translation of drug information

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that requires California pharmacists to…

Keith Srakocic/APBoard of Supervisors President London Breed has introduced legislation that would require drug-manufacturing companies whose products are sold in San Francisco to operate a drug take-back program.

San Francisco may require drug companies to dispose of unwanted drugs

Some city leaders are calling on drug companies to start disposing of…

Keith Srakocic/APBoard of Supervisors President London Breed has introduced legislation that would require drug-manufacturing companies whose products are sold in San Francisco to operate a drug take-back program.

FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

Federal authorities on Thursday charged FedEx with assisting illegal pharmacies by knowingly…

Man robbed of tablet while trying to buy drugs in the Tenderloin

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San Francisco’s drug disposal program hailed as a success, but funding is drying up

San Francisco’s pilot program for drug disposal is being hailed as a…

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Don’t get caught in the drug shortage crisis

You’ve seen it on TV, heard about it from friends and maybe…

Let’s bring back stigma against cultural vandalism

When is a flawless, gleaming, plate-glass shop window a broken window? Boston…

Getting smart is how to deal with illicit drugs

No parent wants to see their kids’ lives trashed by drug use.…

Supermarket for Illegal drugs pops up on Internet

WHAT: It’s not easy to find and access, but the Silk Road…

War on painkillers: Oxycodone now is deadliest US drug-abuse problem

WHAT: The federal government has set the first nationwide strategy to combat…

Easy-to-get fake illegal drugs are causing illness, deaths

WHAT: Cheap synthetic marijuana and cocaine, easily available from head shops or…

Man arrested during pre-sentencing going-away party

Keith Cardone, 28, of Scranton, Pa., was arrested on an outstanding drug…

Dangerous substances in bath salts being used as drug

WHAT: So-called bath salts with labels such as Ivory Wave are being…

Family members dragged a woman out of her apartment in a headlock. They were "rescuing" the woman from a drug dependent boyfriend.

Anti-meth laws create new criminal class

WHAT: Electronic systems that track sales of cold medicine, which can be…

Family members dragged a woman out of her apartment in a headlock. They were "rescuing" the woman from a drug dependent boyfriend.

Ship pilots still avoid some drug tests

The bar pilot who was found to be responsible for a 2007…

Last call for rave promoter in wake of Cow Palace deaths

A scheduled rave at The City’s Regency Center promoted by the organizers…

SFPD still making drug arrests despite lab closure

Drug dealers will not get a “free pass” from police even though…

Illegal immigrant guilty in drug charges despite trafficking claims

A San Francisco jury found a 23-year-old illegal immigrant guilty Friday of…

The Daily Outrage: Drugmakers selling risky prescription products

WHO: About one dozen companies including B. Braun, Baxter and Hospira WHAT:…