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B.C.’s safer supply program needs more choice, say drug users and advocates

Watchmen, not her real name, says she wants to see more choice in B.C.'s safer supply program. (Photo credit: CBC News)
Watchmen, not her real name, says she wants to see more choice in B.C.'s safer supply program. (Photo credit: CBC News)

Lack of choice leads some people who use drugs back to the dangerous street supply

Watchmen (not her real name) visits her pharmacist each day as part of B.C.’s safer supply program to pick up 14 pills of hydromorphone.

The pills are supposed to ease withdrawal symptoms and keep her away from the often-deadly illicit street drug supply. 

And while the hydromorphone works for some people who use drugs, it doesn’t work for Watchmen.

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