Drugs

Trudeau makes rounds in B.C.; says safe drug supply key to fighting overdoses

Top doctors have called for increased access to a safe supply of illicit drugs to prevent deaths

 

29 kg of suspected opium poppy seized at South Surrey border

Dried plants and pods found Aug. 12 in northbound tractor-trailer: CBSA

 

Liberals move toward changing federal drug policy as opioid deaths spike

Feds launched a national consultation on supervised-consumption sites this week

 

Patients celebrate B.C.’s ALS drug approval, but say more needs to be done

Patients, like Pitt Meadows’ Rob MacLean, still looking for better care from province

New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

There have been more than 15,000 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada since 2016

Talks needed on decriminalizing hard drugs to address opioid crisis, Tam says

Recent data shows a major spike in the number of people dying from toxic illicit drugs due to the pandemic

Federal prosecutors receive new guidelines against prosecuting minor drug offences

Guideline directs prosecutors to focus upon the most serious cases raising public safety concerns

Township urges residents to call police about suspected drug labs

Explosions, toxic fumes, and environmental damage are threats of the secret labs

  • Aug 19, 2020

‘We want to help’: As overdose deaths spike, beds lay empty at long-term Surrey rehab centre

John Volken Academy searching for ‘students’ to enlist in two-year residential treatment program

Langley Rams head coach faces drug charge

Howie Zaron charged with possession of cocaine, president saying football team standing behind him

B.C. premier asks Trudeau to decriminalize illicit drug possession as deaths climb

A record 175 people died in June of illicit-drug overdoses

Long-term psychological impact of COVID-19 a concern for kids and parents, experts say

Part 3: Health professionals promote ‘meaningful connections’ to co-regulate stressful environments

UPDATED: RCMP investigate after Langley condo fire

The kitchen fire might have been drug-linked

Mounties raid Murrayville condo

The RCMP Drug Section searched a Langley condo unit

Langley filmmaker revamps award-winning documentary about his own addiction story

A Ravaged Soul: Anatomy of an Addict was originally released by v12films in 2014

VIDEO: Langley youth show how substance use affects the world around them

Overdose Response Community Action Table invited youth to submit art for online gallery

Seven guns seized in Surrey raids by Langley Mounties

Police also found drugs and almost $9,000 in cash

Langley sees spike in drug overdose deaths

Drug toxicity deaths are climbing sharply in B.C. again

Illicit-drug deaths up in B.C. and remain highest in Canada: chief coroner

More than 4,700 people have died of overdoses since B.C. declared a public health emergency in early 2016