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Fentanyl fact sheet: what it is and what it does

What is fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate narcotic, primarily used for pain management. It is a pharmaceutical that is legal with a prescription, and can be used via patches, lozenges or even a nasal spray. 422 more words

Crime

'It's such an insidious drug': Fentanyl warning for parents after Calgary teen's overdose

WATCH ABOVE: Reg Hampton says he’s been encouraged by the parents who are sharing Anthony’s story to warn their own children about the deadly risks of fentanyl. 883 more words

Canada

Looking towards a flat playing field

Keith Hudson

The world-wide scandal concerning drugs and sports continues to erupt.  Today, the Sunday Tmes alleges that seven out of the past twelve London Marathon runners had already recorded suspicious blood samples.  194 more words

North Vancouver couple's death prompts warning about street drugs and fentanyl

WATCH: The tragic case of a young north shore couple shows the seriousness of police warnings about the dangers of even “recreational” drug use. Rumina Daya reports. 372 more words

News

Coquitlam RCMP warn about fentanyl in local street drug trade

Coquitlam RCMP have issued a warning about the appearance of fentanyl in the local street drug trade.

Cpl. Jamie Chung said in a release that the “presence of fentanyl on the local scene is cause for particular concern.” 172 more words

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2 people dead after inhaling tainted street drugs in North Vancouver

WATCH ABOVE: North Vancouver police are warning about deadly contaminated drugs on the street. John Daly tells us why police and doctors believe these aren’t typical drug overdoses. 158 more words

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3 Abbotsford teens in serious condition after overdosing on GHB

VANCOUVER – Three teens were rushed to hospital in Abbotsford on Sunday due to an overdose of the drug GHB.

GHB, Gamma Hydroxybutyrate, is also known as the ‘club drug’ or the ‘date rape drug’ and is often combined with alcohol. 129 more words

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