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California Doctor Accused of Writing Thousands of Illegal Prescriptions

By McCarton Ackerman

Dan Chan was arrested on 31 counts for writing illegal prescriptions and laundering money. MORE  

California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

By Victoria Kim

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk 'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested on misdemeanor, prolific thief barred from every London bar, and 'super drunk' woman mistakes jail for bar. MORE  

California Proposition Could Reduce Non-Violent Drug Felonies To Misdemeanors

By McCarton Ackerman

If approved, Proposition 47 could cause a tidal wave of reform that would see the release of tens of thousands while saving hundreds of millions per year. MORE  

California Chips Away at the Stigma of Addiction

By Meghan Ralston

Some people may never stop using drugs, but they also never stop being human beings. MORE  

California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

By McCarton Ackerman

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders. MORE  

Miraculous, Over-the-Counter, Overdose Protection Drug Coming to California Pharmacies

By Ellen Sousares

A new law will provide drug users and their families on-demand access to naloxone. MORE  

Legalization Efforts Sprout Up Across the Country

By Shawn Dwyer

The Marijuana Policy Project will push for legal weed in Arizona, Massachusetts, and California during the 2016 election. MORE  

Man Faces Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend He Met In AA

By McCarton Ackerman

Eric Earle was found guilty of smothering Karla Brada with a pillow after beating her during an argument. MORE  

GOP Candidate Walks Back Proposal to Drug Test Officials

By McCarton Ackerman

The Republican Party's candidate for governor in California later claimed that he was kidding about the proposal after being roundly criticized. MORE  

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