According to CBC, The Timmins Police Service (SPT) warns the public that carfentanil, a drug 10,000 times more powerful than morphine, was detected in drugs seized during a police operation last July.
The SPT Timmins Police Serviceand the Porcupine Health Unit recall that the dangers associated with drug use and particularly carfentanil designed to reassure large animals are not to be taken lightly.
An overdose can affect anyone. Sometimes it takes only one time for a tragic situation to happen , said Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health at the Porcupine Health Unit.
We encourage everyone to be able to identify an overdose and know how to react to save a life.