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Editorial: Politicians delay while overdoses soar

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It seems like some legislators in Sacramento do not realize or do not want to acknowledge the severity of the drug overdose crisis in cities like San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

These were the jurisdictions included in gay state Senator Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco) pilot safe consumption site legislation, Senate Bill 57, which earlier this month was punted to 2022.

Wiener has been trying to get this bill passed for years, and even with a supermajority of Democratic lawmakers in Sacramento, he can't get it done.

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