A legal drug 50 times as strong as heroin is contaminating street drugs more than ever

Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid painkiller sometimes prescribed to treat severe pain in cancer patients, is showing up more and more on the street. A study conducted by Canadian researchers at the Insite Supervised Injection Centre in Vancouver found that approximately 80% of heroin tested at the site from July 2016 to

How Canada got addicted to fentanyl

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Apr 27
Manufactured in China, it easily crosses our porous borders, triggering a heroin-like bliss in users – and, all too often, death. The Globe investigates the rise of a fatal opioid READ MORE: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/investigations/a-killer-high-how-canada-got-addicted-tofentanyl/article29570025/ It’s as easy as ordering a book online: Sign up for an account, choose a method of payment,