Increasing painkiller use alarms B.C. expert
CBC News Posted: Aug 25, 2011 5:38 PM PT
Prescription drug addiction
B.C. has one of the highest rates of prescription painkiller use in the country, according to new a new study led by Simon Fraser University.
The study looked at retail pharmacies across Canada, and found there's been a 50-per-cent hike over the past decade in the number of prescriptions filled for powerful painkillers called opioids.
What he heck do they expect - we've just had how many years under the Campbell government?