drugs

04 Jan 2023

Fentanyl Dealer Miguel Ramos Facing Life In Prison

In October, San Francisco police arrested 24-year-old Miguel Ramos in the Tenderloin for possession of illicit substances. Officers found two ounces of methamphetamine as well as individual ounces of crack-cocaine and heroin. Then they made a startling discovery. Also in Ramos’ backpack were 7.8 pounds of fentanyl. Interim District Attorney

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22 Nov 2022

Fentanyl Crisis Claims Over 500 Lives

“As society degrades, a broader segment of it will choose drugs, moving images, dormancy. Yet this subset will cling, surprisingly, to a single public duty: that of electing a ruling class.” —Author Miles Klee, June 2012 A grim new statistic has emerged in the wake of 2022’s messy midterm elections.

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15 Feb 2023

The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the

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15 Jun 2022

John Vanderslice on Drugs, Dreams, & Legendary Analog Recording Studio

“I simply had a loopy plan that I executed with maniacal energy over 24 years, and I kind of pulled it off.” So says prolific singer-songwriter and record producer John Vanderslice in the final chapter of TrueAnon Presents: “Keep the Dream Alive,” a five-episode podcast series on the history of his legendary analog recording

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25 Apr 2022

You Can Now Buy Psychedelic Plants in San Francisco

A few months ago I was wandering around North Beach for the First Friday art crawl and bumbled into a new store called Professor Seagull’s Smartshop. As someone who really likes mind-altering substances, I was amazed to see a bunch of psychedelic plants for sale. I remember saying something to

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15 Mar 2022

Why I Think Drug Addiction Is The Next Civil Rights Issue

I’m going to start this article with a hypothetical situation: Say there’s a guy named Ken. Ken likes smoking meth. I think meth is disgusting, but Ken fucking loves it. Ken supports himself as a janitor at an office building. Ken does his job and goes home. Ken spends the

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26 Jan 2022

SF Witnesses A Decline in Drug Overdose Deaths for the First Time in 3 Years

According to the SF Department of Public Health (SFDPH), San Francisco is seeing a decline in accidental drug overdose deaths for the first time in three years.  Last Wednesday, January 19, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) released a year’s worth of monthly reports that show promise for

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28 Dec 2021

Fentanyl Laced Party Drugs are Killing People in the Bay Area

Seeing as New Year’s Eve is nearly here, and people will be partying their faces off on the last night of the year, I figured it was really important to get this public service announcement out there: TEST YOUR DRUGS AND CARRY NARCAN! Honestly, I have no problem with recreational

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18 May 2021

DA Shows Body Camera Footage of Deputy Ambush, Calls Andrew Brown Jr. Death ‘Justified’

District Attorney Andrew Womble announced Tuesday that he will not seek charges against Pasquotank County deputies for fatally shooting Andrew Brown Jr. on April 21. Womble said the use of deadly force was justified because Brown drove his vehicle “recklessly” and threatened the deputies’ safety. Womble made the statement in

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