Abbotsford Overhauls Bylaw, Clears Way for Services Preventing Overdose, Disease

Abbotsford overhauls bylaw, clears way for services preventing overdose, disease
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Councillors in Abbotsford, B.C., have voted to remove a nine-year-old bylaw that prevented the local health authority from distributing clean needles to drug users. The vote, which happened at the end of city council meeting Monday that stretched late into the night, follows a year in which Abbotsford's approach to homelessness, poverty and drug addiction has faced scrutiny …
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