If taken with depressants such as opioids, benzodiazepines, GHB, or alcohol, 3-HO-PCP can become incredibly dangerous.
The animal tranquilizer xylazine, which has been linked to severe wounds and amputations, has been detected in nearly 40 states.
“Why wait for New Zealand to do this?”
“I teared up walking in there.”
Experts say a new approach to policing would save lives.
Opioid overdoses are surging in Mexico, but naloxone, cheap and readily available just over the border, costs $25 a dose and requires a prescription.
To stop overdoses, the British Columbia government is providing fentanyl patches and pills to people using street drugs.
The sites open as more than 100,000 Americans died in a one-year period due to fatal overdoses.
Australian police's ‘Have a Conscience’ campaign is an ironically unconscionable attack on people who use drugs. The damage of such stigma is real.
Campaigners hope that the introduction of DCRs in the world's drug death capital would lead to more evidence-based drug policies.