Crackdown, a new podcast from the Downtown Eastside, reports on the drug war through the eyes of its victims

published on January 29, 2019 in Georgia Straight

The overdose epidemic receives a lot of media attention in Vancouver. More than 350 people in the city died after taking drugs last year, which is an astronomical number for a population its size. Journalists have responded admirably and devote daily coverage to the health crisis. But Garth Mullins, a member of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), told the Straight there’s one voice that, while increasingly included, rarely gets to lead these public conversations…

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