The DA wants to expand the number of people deferred to the program because the city has used less than half its $4.5 million annual state allocation for implementation of Prop 36.

Bruce Occena, director of Treatment Access Program, which administers Prop 36, said that since July 2001, 380 people have been referred for treatment. Currently, 150 are in the program.

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