carfentanil

Drugs

Former BC Health Minister Warns Ontario a New Opioid Disaster Is Coming

Something worse than fentanyl is making its way east, Terry Lake says.
Travis Lupick
7.30.18
Drugs

How Fentanyl Took Hold of Britain's Drug Users

The super-strength opiate is already killing Brits, but could we ever find ourselves in a similar situation to the USA, where 20,000 people overdosed on fentanyl in one year?
James Nolan
3.12.18
fentanyl

The DEA probably can’t arrest the Chinese drug kingpins it just indicted

Keegan Hamilton
Josh Marcus
10.17.17
Vice News Tonight

Inside the first court designed to keep opioid addicts alive

Antonia Hylton
8.7.17
opiods

China's ban on carfentanil may not keep the deadly elephant tranquilizer out of the U.S.

Carter Sherman
2.16.17
Drugs

Lab Tests Confirm Carfentanil Has Tainted Metro Vancouver’s Street Drugs

The super-potent elephant tranquilizer has been suspected as the cause of a massive increase in overdose deaths beginning in November.
Sarah Berman
2.1.17
Drugs

More than 900 People Died of Drug Overdoses in BC Last Year

The deadliest year since record keeping began, overdose deaths climbed by 80 percent over 2015.
Sarah Berman
1.18.17
Opioids

Why Do Men Account for 80 Percent of BC Overdose Deaths?

Researchers say men are more likely to use drugs alone, which has been called a death sentence in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Sarah Berman
1.3.17
assisted suicide

This 27-year-old is fighting for his right to die, even if it means committing a crime

Adam Maier-Clayton is 27. Canada's new assisted suicide legislation won't allow a doctor to help him commit suicide, so he's planning to do it himself.
Rachel Browne
12.22.16
Opioids

Justin Trudeau ‘Not Philosophically Opposed’ to Legal Heroin

During a live chat with the Vancouver Sun, the PM said he’s a “big fan of evidence-based policy.”
Sarah Berman
12.20.16
opiate crisis

British Columbia just saw its deadliest month for drug overdose in 30 years

128 people died from drug overdoses in November alone, and fentanyl is mostly to blame
Tamara Khandaker
12.19.16
News

A Deadly Drug Used as an Elephant Sedative Is Spreading Across Canada

It's called carfentanil, it's stronger than fentanyl, and it's now been found in four provinces.
Allison Tierney
12.16.16
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