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B.C. coroners service says 488 overdose deaths in B.C., say 'opioid naive' at risk

By The Canadian Press
May 31, 2017 - 11:32am Updated: May 31, 2017 - 5:10pm

VANCOUVER — The death toll from drug overdoses is still rising in British Columbia but the chief coroner says the count would be higher if it weren’t for harm prevention measures.

The coroner’s service said Wednesday there were 136 suspected overdose deaths in April.