3 California cities could get safe injection sites to help fight drug overdose deaths | app

LOS ANGELES — A bill allowing drug users to inject safely in supervised facilities in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Oakland passed the state Senate on Monday and is awaiting Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature.

Senator Scott Wiener, a San Francisco Democrat who drafted SB 57, said on Twitter that safe injection sites “are a proven strategy to save lives (and) get people into treatment. It’s time.”

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