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Policing and Harm Reduction Efforts

Policing and Harm Reduction Efforts

In 2016, 982 people died in BC as a result of illicit-drug overdose. Data released by the BC Coroners Service confirms that 1,013 people died from illicit-drug overdose in the first eight months of 2017, putting the province on track to see 1,520 illicit-drug overdose deaths in 2017.

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police, policing, complaint about the police, harm reduction