More than 2,000 people in BC have died from toxic drugs for the 3rd year in a row

Global News

British Columbia’s coroner says the toxic and unregulated drug supply has claimed more than 2,000 lives in the province in the first 10 months of this year. A statement from the coroners’ service says in October alone 189 people died from overdoses, which is more than six deaths a day. It is also the 37th consecutive month where at least 150 people died from illicit overdoses. The service says more than 13,300 people have died because of poisoned drugs since the crisis was declared in April 2016. Read more…

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