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In Ontario, about 10 people die accidentally from prescription opioids every week, often in the prime of life. Across Canada, overdose deaths have risen and addiction rates and demand for treatment have skyrocketed....... TO SEE THE FULL ORIGINAL ARTICLE, CLICK ANYWHERE ON TEXT ...

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A supply of “bad heroin” that has reportedly killed three people in the last week in Hamilton is likely linked to a hyper-potent version of the drug mixed with fentanyl, a former opioid user says. Coroner’s officials say .....                                                                        ______                           TO SEE THE FULL ORIGINAL ARTICLE, CLICK ANYWHERE ON TEXT ...

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The provincial methadone program for treating addictions to heroin, morphine and oxycodone saves both lives and money, says a new report from British Columbia's medical health officer. The mortality rate in opioid substitution treatment is about half of what it is for those using street heroin...... TO SEE THE FULL ORIGINAL ARTICLE, CLICK ANYWHERE ON TEXT ...   ...