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More than 4 people a day die in BC from illicit drugs, coroner says -

On average, more than four people a day died in May in B.C. from illicit drugs, a death toll the coroner's service says should serve as a warning to people who are not drug-dependent to avoid experimentation. The service says provisional data show 129 ...and more »

BC overdose deaths — Drug supply is unsafe, don't take the risk of dabbling: Coroner -

With an average of more than four overdose deaths a day due to illicit drug use in B.C. in May, the coroners service is warning against anyone dabbling or experimenting with drugs because the risk is simply too high. New numbers from the BC Coroners ...and more »

Illicit drug deaths average more than four per day for the month of May in BC -

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The BC Coroners Service has released updated illicit drug death numbers for the province, and they are still high. There were 368 illicit drug overdose deaths with fentanyl detected from January through April 2017. For the month ...and more »

BC Coroners Service says illicit drug overdoses accounted for 4 deaths a day last month - CHEK

British Columbia's coroners service says 129 people died as a result of illicit drug use during the month of May, slightly down from 136 deaths in April. In May 2017, 640 people died from a drug overdose in B.C., compared to 343 this time last year ...and more »

There were 68 illicit drug overdose deaths in the Okanagan in the first half of 2017 - KelownaNow

The numbers are in and they don't look good. The Government of B.C. released the statistics regarding the province's illicit drug overdose deaths in the first half of 2017 and they're a major increase over the same period in 2016. In total, 68 people ...and more »