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Physical distancing: B.C. drug users can now access medication more safely (BCCSU)

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The B.C. government is moving as quickly as possible to distribute a safe supply of drugs to users under the COVID-19 pandemic, the minister in charge says.

Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy told CKNW’s Mornings with Simi that the province has been working to get the latest information to doctors and nurses.

Those attempting to access the safe supply will need to meet a series of requirements developed by the BC Centre on Substance Use, including a having history of substance use and a high risk of withdrawal or overdose.

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