drug use

B.C. moves to re-criminalize drug use in public spaces

B.C. re-criminalizes public drug use as of May 7, just one year into the province's three-year exemption from the CDSA.

Enjoying music festivals, not the ER

A harm-reduction guide to doing festival drugs It’s safe to say that it’s summer time, folks, and that means it’s time to gear up for all your favourite music festivals — but…

The opioid gamble: How fentanyl became B.C.’s leading health crisis

It’s up to 100 times more powerful than morphine, and contributed to 60 per cent of illicit drug deaths in B.C. last year. But why is fentanyl really dangerous? In…

Harm reduction remains divided on campus

Following a string of overdoses late last year, the City of Victoria is looking to reduce deaths from drug overdose by implementing a safe injection site sometime before 2017. But…

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