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Prescribed drugs created deaths and lawsuits

The prescribed, supposedly “safe” opioid drug Oxycontin left many fatalities and sparked global lawsuits. Yet we offer more harmful drugs called “safe supply”.

Giving people with addictions, most of whom also struggle with mental illness additional opioids is not recommended. This is a clever marketing term invented by the BC Center for Substance Use, lacking any substantive research or even costed out for taxpayers, says Dr. Julian Somers.

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Audit Reveals Dollars and Dysfunction

The recent BC Housing Forensic Audit reveals both the outrageous billions of dollars being spent and the failure of the current, dysfunctional SRO approach that benefits those influencing addiction, mental health and homelessness policy, Dr Julian Somers notes on the Mike Smyth CKNW show.

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