Friday, May 11, 2018

B.C. overdose deaths jump again - fentanyl to blame

161 B.C. residents died of a drug overdose in March, 59 more than February. That’s a 58% increase compared to the 102 deaths that occurred in February, and a 24% increase over the number of fatalities in March 2017. 129 had fentanyl detected in their systems, which works out to over 80%.