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S.J. considering detox treatment options as alternative to jail time for meth users

AT A NOV. 4 roundtable with the Peninsula Press, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo presented a novel, and possibly controversial, idea: using empty jail cells in the Santa Clara County Jail to detain methamphetamine addicts who commit a misdemeanor. “I’d like to see us repurposing many of these cells for detoxification and inpatient treatment…and yes […]