Fentanyl crisis pushes demand for drug legalization


Canada's fentanyl crisis is getting worse, and some of the people affected by it are demanding a controversial solution: drug legalization. From January to September, 914 people in B.C. died because of fentanyl, despite a serious crisis response. Even with more supervised injection sites and hundreds of millions poured into fighting the deadly drug, the death toll continues to skyrocket. Now family members of some lost to the drug crisis are calling for a different approach. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing six days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.