2020 Drug Death
February 11 2021 1:36pm

BC Coroners Service says 2020 was province’s worst year for illicit drug overdoses

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, B.C.’s chief coroner Lisa Lapointe provides an update on the number of illicit drug overdoses in the province for 2020. Lapoint also outlines measures to help reduce deaths, including improved treatment facilities and wait-times, and for the government to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit drugs.

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