The Glengarry News

EOHU warns of presence of carfentanil in local street drugs

publisher Oct 30, 2017 - 9:39am
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The Eastern Ontario Health Unit is warning residents that carfentanil, an extremely dangerous opioid, may have been added to some local street drugs.

A urine sample tested positive for the highly toxic variation on fentanyl, an opioid that has been responsible for a dramatic increase in fatal overdoses across the country.