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Second highest number of opioid deaths in B.C.: Northern Health

By CKPGToday/Canadian Press
February 7, 2019 - 12:08pm Updated: February 7, 2019 - 5:43pm

PRINCE GEORGE - The BC Coroner Service says more people died of illicit drug overdoses last year, despite significant efforts to combat the crisis. The provincial coroner said Thursday that illicit overdose deaths increased to 1,489, just over the 2017 death total.