fentanyl

Drugs

The Case for Making Safe Drug Supply an Election Issue

On a National Day of Action, harm reduction advocates tell us what’s needed to put the overdose crisis on federal leaders’ agendas.
Ben Mussett
2 days ago
Drugs

The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl

Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Max Daly
4.5.19
News

Judge Banishes Ontario Man from PEI After a Slew of Crimes

The man told the court he was running away from fentanyl in Kitchener.
Rachel Browne
3.21.19
Opioids

More Canadians Are Facing Jail in the US For Dealing Fentanyl on the Dark Web

A Calgary man faces at least 10 years in prison for shipping fentanyl and other drugs across the border disguised as kids’ toys and Pez-like candy.
Rachel Browne
2.25.19
News

Drug Policy Experts Call for Legal Heroin Sales to Combat Overdose Crisis

A new report cites medication buyers clubs that emerged during the HIV/AIDS crisis as a model for its proposed heroin buyers clubs.
Rachel Browne
2.21.19
Cartel Chronicles

In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug

Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
Deborah Bonello
2.18.19
Drugs

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis

Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
Max Daly
2.7.19
High Wire

The Radical New Fentanyl Trend That Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers

One $5 or $10 fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
Maia Szalavitz
11.20.18
Opioids

Ontario's Politicians Greeted by 1,265 Crosses on Their Lawn

The grave markers represented the number of overdose deaths across the province last year.
Sarah Berman
10.1.18
Drugs

The Story Of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine

It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
Kitty Gray
9.11.18
Drugs

A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC

Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
Canadian Opioid Crisis

How a Sober Partying Movement Emerged From Canada's Opioid Crisis

Party4Health wants to use “partying as a positive social force.”
Allison Tierney
8.15.18
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