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San Francisco to Open Tent ‘Sobering’ Center for Meth Users

SAN FRANCISCO — A center for people experiencing methamphetamine-induced psychosis will open in San Francisco to help them get sober in a safe place, the latest effort to address the city's rising drug overdoses and rampant street drug use. “The reality is ...
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Oakland Becomes 2nd US City to Legalize Magic Mushrooms

SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder. The City Council vote...
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Holiday Gift: Son of ex-Bulldog Chris Herren Gets Scholarship

BOSTON — Boston College walk-on Chris Herren Jr. thought he was forgotten when coach Jim Christian handed out holiday presents after practice. Then the coach motioned to an assistant for an envelope Thursday. Teammates Cheer Decision It took Herren a few ...