California bid to create legal drug injection sites progresses | app

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Wednesday moved closer to creating sites where people could legally use supervised drugs designed to prevent them from dying in the event of an overdose, despite objections from opponents who said the state would allow dangerous and illegal activity.

The Plenary will now consider allowing testing programs in Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco, more than a year after the proposal narrowly passed the state Senate.

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