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Dec 30, 2016

On Cheque Day, a toxic mix of money and drugs in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The prevalence of fentanyl and carfentanil​ means drug users in the Downtown Eastside are always at risk, but never more so than when social assistance cheques arrive every month. The Globe spent roughly 24 hours in the troubled neighbourhood for a first-hand look at the overdose crisis http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/on-cheque-day-a-toxic-mix-of-money-and-drugs-in-vancouvers-downtowneastside/article33462579/

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