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B.C. overdoses claimed 3 lives a day in January, but that's down 30% year over year

Nearly three people died of a suspected overdose in British Columbia for every day in January.

That’s according to the latest figures from the B.C. Coroners Service, which also reported a glimmer of hope: while January’s figures remain alarming, they’re more than 30 per cent lower than the same month the year before. 259 more words

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Slaves to Delusion

Slaves to Delusion
by Sam M. Phillips

I reside in hell,
Dwell in dank dark pits,
The smell of drugs deposits on my nostrils,
Minstrels tempt me with the sound of partying, 178 more words

Sam M. Phillips

Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is a large tree in the Rubiaceae family native to Southeast Asia. It is said that Kratom affects the human brain similarly to anĀ opiate, although there is no conclusive clinical data proving how the alkaloids work in relation to the human brain. 510 more words

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DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

Is it possible to overdose on weed? The answer is yes.

Despite being considered legal for both recreational and medical use in many U.S. states and other countries, weed is a potentially addictive product that can still have devastating effects if not consumed in moderation. 327 more words

Addiction

Norfolk OPP save same woman twice within 24 hours with doses of naloxone

Officers with Norfolk OPP were able to help save the same woman’s life twice within 24 hours this weekend.

Police helped a 35-year-old woman in Simcoe who was “in medical distress” just before 1 a.m. 216 more words

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