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The province has already passed its 2016 total.
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Officers say the blotting papers are dangerous to even touch.
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"Yesterday, we lost five citizens, and family and friends lost five loved ones," police said.
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11 people face drug, gun charges.
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The federal government's response is so far from appropriate, so far from adequate and so far from stemming the tide of death that many have lost hope.
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Trudeau says the government is already making headway on the overdose crisis.
Here's how to get them to listen.
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London health officials were concerned about a spike in overdoses.
More than 20 reported overdoses were recorded between Thursday and Sunday in the city, and four of them were fatal.
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$4 million in pills was recovered.
Drug prohibition has failed. The next step both in harm reduction, and to undercut the black market, is decriminalization.
Rather than it being a liability for attendees to carry it, it's more of a liability for attendees not to.
"It's really, really difficult to imagine," said one toxicologist.
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Untreated mental illness drives addiction, and addiction drives mental illness, creating a vicious cycle that too often is broken by death, not recovery.
That's a national death rate of 8.8 per 100,000 people.
The new ingredient was detected in at least 254 drug seizures last year.
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Women have shown their appreciation for the service with small gestures.
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It's up to the person at the scene to evaluate the situation.
He found the woman in an apartment lobby.
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An Ohio officer suffered an accidental overdose after a drug arrest.
Some are questioning the authenticity of the photo.
"People are dying needlessly.''
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Sherri Kent said doctors told her Michael likely overdosed on the drug.
Two major studies in the US have found that the states which have cannabis dispensaries have much lower rates of opioid use and deaths. This makes sense, because cannabis is often used as a pain reliever, just like opioids are. When people have easy access to a safer pain-reliever, cannabis, they are less likely to use the more risky one, opioids.
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"How can we possibly ever guarantee people's safety if they don't know what they're taking?"
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To be fully accepted by the medical establishment, the delivery method for medical marijuana has to evolve. In other words, smoking or eating cannabis-infused foods must be replaced by slow-release, standardized-dosage pills or capsules. And they have to be pharmaceutical-grade.
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Welcome to the new Ontario. A province that, on February 1, will introduce two-tier health care for those who suffer from chronic pain. In their response to the overdose deaths from illegal fentany, Ontario has decided to stop covering the cost of higher doses of pain medication for the elderly and those on disability.
"We have an epidemic, the data's showing it's getting worse."
The number of Canadian deaths from fentanyl is highest in B.C. and Alberta.
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The Department of Children and Families says it has taken custody of the baby.
"When we shame people who are suffering from addiction we push them further into the shadows.''