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Fentanyl crisis becomes increasingly prevalent in Waterloo Region

The threats associated with fentanyl loom as the drug’s prevalence has grown throughout not only Waterloo, but all of Canada. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate typically prescribed by medical doctors to alleviate pain and is usually administered through transdermal patches in small doses. However, the extremely powerful drug has been increasingly present in the illegal drug trade, sold both on […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·
Investigating the threat of Fentanyls

Investigating the threat of Fentanyls

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is 50 to 100 times  more powerful than morphine. Like many opioids, the drug, with many variations of potency, has reached far beyond the boundaries of medical prescriptions. Unfortunately for students and the Kitchener-Waterloo community, these boundaries are unknown — potentially leading to a spike in overdose deaths and seizures throughout the […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Features ·