Kelowna mom backs MP’s calls for criminal probe of opioid manufacturers

The Canadian Press, Apr. 13, 2018

A Kelowna woman whose son fatally overdosed after becoming addicted to the painkiller OxyContin is backing a New Democrat member of Parliament’s calls for the federal government to launch a criminal investigation of opioid manufacturers. Helen Jennens said families that have lost loved ones to an ongoing epidemic want accountability for the actions of any company that profits from allegedly hiding or minimizing the addictive impact of opioids.

Kelowna mom backs MP’s calls for criminal probe of opioid manufacturers