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B.C. records its deadliest month for illicit drug overdoses in May

B.C. records its deadliest month for illicit drug overdoses in May

An ambulance drives through downtown Vancouver on April 7, 2020. JESSE WINTER/Reuters British Columbia has recorded its deadliest month for illicit drug overdoses, an increase that officials say is overwhelmingly the result of the global COVID-19 pandemic throwing drug supply chains into chaos and disrupting supports for people who use drugs. In May, as the…

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