California Senate OKs Supervised Sites for Drug Users

SACRAMENTO — Instead of putting opioid-users in jail, a proposal moving through the California Legislature would give them a place to inject drugs while trained staff watch them to make sure they don't die from accidental overdoses. The state Senate passed ...
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Newsom Signs Law to Grow Mental Health Coverage

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday that for the first time in California defines “medical necessity," a move aimed at requiring private health insurance plans to pay for more mental health an...