B.C. overdose deaths drop in June, more than 100 still dying each month

published on August 2, 2018 by Amy Smart in Canadian Press

The latest overdose statistics in British Columbia show a dip in the number of suspected illicit drug deaths in June compared with the same month a year earlier, but the death toll remains high.

More than 100 British Columbians are dying of overdoses each month, or more than three people every day, the BC Coroners Service said Thursday.

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