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Drug decriminalization in B.C. - SFU experts available
Starting today, British Columbia begins a three-year pilot project that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of drugs such as opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA.
Health Canada granted the province an exemption under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to decriminalize people who use drugs. SFU experts are available to comment on the decriminalization and its impacts.
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