Tags » Street Drugs

What’s in your drugs? Safe injection site offers users a way to test for unexpected fentanyl

An Ottawa supervised injection site is offering users a new way to know exactly what’s in their street drugs.

Starting Thursday, users of the supervised injection site at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre can know within about 20 seconds whether their drugs are what they think they are, or if they contain… 622 more words

Health

In emotional Facebook post, Victoria mom says son's fatal overdose started with prescription drugs

The mother of a Victoria teen who died of an accidental overdose says her son’s addiction started with prescription drugs.

Elliot Eurchuk died Friday of an accidental overdose, his mother wrote in a Facebook post. 307 more words

News

Drug overdoses prompts Peterborough police to issue public warning

Peterborough police issued a special statement and warning to the public Saturday after they investigated three suspected drug overdoses in the span of 48 hours in the city. 493 more words

News

BEWARE: Street drug laced with BUG SPRAY transforms casual users into crazed ZOMBIES

Bug spray is for bugs.  It’s to  kill them.  If you’re a parent or a user, you need to read this before it’s too late.

519 more words

FLAKKA IS BAD: WOMAN BELIEVED TO BE HIGH ON ZOMBIE DRUG 'FLAKKA' PERFORMS YOGA ON HER BALCONY [VIDEO]

FLORIDA, An unidentified woman believed to be high on highly addictive zombie drug ‘FLAKKA’ seen performing yoga on her balcony, making dangerous poses barely clinging onto the railing. 222 more words

Laced drugs prevalent in Saskatoon

Laced drugs have garnered attention in Saskatchewan recently after three deaths in Saskatoon, two in Maidstone, and numerous hospitalizations all believed to be linked to cocaine containing… 374 more words

Crime

INJECTION DRUG USE; HIV AND  HEPATITIS

People who inject drugs such as heroin are at high risk of contracting the HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) virus. These diseases are transmitted through contact with blood or other bodily fluids, which can occur when sharing needles or other injection drug use equipment. 44 more words

Opioid Epidemic