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EPS & EMS Fentanyl Presentation

Posted on: Oct 11, 2016


October 12, 12-1pm — HA015 

Fentanyl, an opioid 100 times more powerful than morphine, is often mixed into street drugs, such as ecstasy, marijuana, heroin, cocaine, and caffeine pills. Fentanyl was linked to 272 deaths last year in Alberta. A member of the Edmonton Police Service and an Emergency Medical Technician will discuss the prevalence of fentanyl in Edmonton, and the risks associated with fentanyl.