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Okanagan man shares personal story to highlight urgent need for more addiction treatment beds – Okanagan

When Jacob Philp arrived at Bill’s Place in Vernon in February 2017, he was in a bad place. “I was hopeless and I was broken,” Philp told Global News. The 33-year old man was heavily addicted to drugs. He had been jailed and was even… Read More »Okanagan man shares personal story to highlight urgent need for more addiction treatment beds – Okanagan

Critics concerned about number of cannabis shops in downtown Vernon, as city considers support for two more – Okanagan

How many cannabis shops are too many in downtown Vernon? It’s a perennial question that city council in Vernon, B.C. will grapple with again on Monday, as it decides whether to give its blessing to two more private cannabis stores proposed for 30 Ave. Read… Read More »Critics concerned about number of cannabis shops in downtown Vernon, as city considers support for two more – Okanagan