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B.C. must look to Oregon on recreational drug decriminalization, legalization of mushrooms: UBC expert

A UBC expert on drug policy says B.C. should carefully observe what happens in states south of the border that have just decriminalized some or all hard drugs — and see how those policies could hypothetically be applied here. People caught with small amounts of… Read More »B.C. must look to Oregon on recreational drug decriminalization, legalization of mushrooms: UBC expert

‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the Downtown Eastside alive

After back to back months of record illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C., a former user who escaped Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside alive after battling homelessness and addiction for decades is working to educate and inspire others with his recovery. Today, Guy Felicella has a home,… Read More »‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the Downtown Eastside alive

‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the DTES alive

After back to back months of record illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C., a former user who escaped Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) alive after battling homelessness and addiction for decades is working to educate and inspire others with his recovery. Today Guy Felicella has a… Read More »‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the DTES alive