California seizes record 62,000 pounds of fentanyl

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that operations supported by the California National Guard have resulted in the record seizure of 62,224 pounds of fentanyl in 2023, valued at about $649 million. 

Oregon Democrats unveil bill to recriminalize drug possession

The lawmakers supporting the bill say it would allow police to confiscate drugs and reduce public drug use. It would also create new diversion opportunities with the aim of steering people toward treatment instead of jail.