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Heroin helps to keep clients 'normal' at unique program

VANCOUVER—The smell of rubbing alcohol permeates a tiny room where chronic heroin users inject a pharmaceutical-grade version of the drug three times a day to just feel normal.

Justin Hall, 48, exits the freshly-cleaned injection room at the Crosstown Clinic in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside after his second visit of the day.

Man says girlfriend placed false teeth ad

VANCOUVER—A man accused of making false teeth from modelling clay said a petition filed against him by three dental regulatory organizations in British Columbia is cruel and unnecessary.

Matthew Block said in a B.C. Supreme Court document filed by his girlfriend that he has already informed the petitioners he will never again offer any dental-related services.