Activists in Vancouver, Canada are buying drugs on the dark web, testing them for purity and then giving them away for free. They hope to bring attention to an unprecedented overdose crisis caused by fentanyl cut into street drugs. While technically drug trafficking, local police have so far allowed the drug giveaways as a form of political protest. The demand is simple: give drug users access to a safe supply of drugs so they don’t risk accidental overdose with every high.
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