Moms of those killed by illicit opioids take to B.C. Legislature in call for action

Columbia Valley Pioneer, June 23, 2018

Moms Stop the Harm, a nationwide network of families who have lost loved ones to overdoses rally [for decriminalization].

“We need it to be a national public health emergency, like it was for H1N1, SARS and Ebola, which they haven’t done for the opioid epidemic and at this point more people have died from drugs than the other three combined,” Hedican said. “We’re hoping to have as many signatures as the people who have died over the last two and a half years, which would be more than 10,000.”

Moms of those killed by illicit opioids take to B.C. Legislature in call for action