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Re: 3 people dead from suspected fentanyl overdoses at Winnipeg home
« Reply #125 on: December 13, 2016, 21:28:41 »
British Columbia

The fentanyl crisis in B.C. is not slowing down and paramedics say they are not receiving enough resources from the province to fight overdoses properly.
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2016/12/13/bc-paramedics-call-for-more-resources-to-fight-overdoses.html
B.C. Emergency Health Services says it has already added 10 ambulances and 54 paramedics since January

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Re: 3 people dead from suspected fentanyl overdoses at Winnipeg home
« Reply #126 on: December 13, 2016, 21:47:24 »
I bet Darwin would have a different suggestion to the problem.

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Re: 3 people dead from suspected fentanyl overdoses at Winnipeg home
« Reply #127 on: December 13, 2016, 22:07:38 »
I bet Darwin would have a different suggestion to the problem.

Without wanting to sound too much like an *** I was thinking the same. It seems like a self-correcting problem of sorts to me

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Re: 3 people dead from suspected fentanyl overdoses at Winnipeg home
« Reply #128 on: December 13, 2016, 22:20:54 »
I didn't usually mind the ODs, because most were skinny.

It was these people who challenged me more.  :)
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Re: 3 people dead from suspected fentanyl overdoses at Winnipeg home
« Reply #129 on: December 23, 2016, 12:34:04 »
Users overdose minutes after cashing assistance cheques: Surrey paramedic
https://ca.yahoo.com/news/users-overdose-minutes-cashing-assistance-012743771.html

We used to call it, "Welfare Weekend". 


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Re: National crisis: fentanyl & other super-opiate overdoses
« Reply #130 on: December 23, 2016, 15:31:25 »
I'm glad you guys said it first, as I didn't want to sound as cold hearted as I usually do.

Seems like a self correcting problem...
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Re: National crisis: fentanyl & other super-opiate overdoses
« Reply #131 on: December 23, 2016, 15:34:57 »
Turns out my friend's younger brother is one of the OD deaths, nice guy but doing drugs and OD.

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Re: National crisis: fentanyl & other super-opiate overdoses
« Reply #132 on: December 23, 2016, 15:50:54 »
I'm glad you guys said it first, as I didn't want to sound as cold hearted as I usually do.

I guess it's like a lot of other things. The first ones may be a bit difficult, but, after a while, you sort of get used to it.
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