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Trying to control overdose deaths among addicts by targeting patients who are suffering from legitimate pain is flawed.
The Coroners Service wants to warn users to be extra cautious.
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VICTORIA - B.C. Health Minister Mike de Jong says a shortage of pain killing drugs may result in cancelled elective surgeries if supplies continue to run low.He says health officials in the province a...