The Canadian Press

2015-08-11 | Fentanyl Trafficking Deaths

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A new bulletin released by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse recommends jurisdictions across Canada co-operate to tackle lethal fentanyl. Health officials across the country are dealing with rising overdoses from the powerful opioid but not yet working together. British Columbia's deputy provincial health officer Doctor Bonnie Henry says the problem needs a co-ordinated effort. (The bulletin says many of the hundreds of overdoses since 2009 have occurred among people who didn't know they took fentanyl.)

Date: 2015-08-11
Placeline: VICTORIA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << that is the challenge and I think that's one of the reasons why this bulletin has been put out why we need to have a coordinated National approach this has become an increasing problem in the last couple of years >>