Fentanyl overwhelms opioid drug market in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
The proportion of opioid users in the Downtown Eastside who tested positive for fentanyl jumped to 100 per cent from 45 in just five months last year, according to new research published today.
Feb 1, 2018
Opioid overdoses linked to higher prescription rates in B.C.
Strong painkillers known as prescription opioids appear to be overprescribed in some regions of B.C., resulting in higher rates of overdose and death, according to a new study from UBC.
Oct 28, 2015