News in Review ​Deadly Drug: Fentanyl

News in Review ​Deadly Drug: Fentanyl

Fentanyl is a prescribed pain medication, but it’s fast becoming one of the most deadly street drugs in Canada. One hundred times more potent than morphine, this seemingly innocuous drug is relatively easy to get. Overdoses are growing at an alarming rate, and not just among hardened users. Now health officials are sounding the alarm.

  • 2015
  • 00:17:41
  • 13-14
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October 2015
Fentanyl [LCSH] Opioids [LCSH] Opioid abuse -- Canada [LCSH] Drugs -- Overdose -- Canada [LCSH] Medication abuse -- Canada [LCSH] Public health -- Canada [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Health services administration [LCSH]
Michael Serapio (Host), Chris Glover (Journalist), Eric Rankin (Journalist), Steve Fischer (Journalist), Christine Birak (Journalist)
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MARC Record
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  • NIR-15-10 - Deadly Drug: Fentanyl

    NIR-15-10 - Deadly Drug: Fentanyl

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