CanadaWaterloo officials say substance seized in Ontario resembles cannabis but contains carfentanil
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Health officials in Waterloo Region say a substance has been found in Ontario that resembles cannabis but actually contains carfentanil.
The Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy (WRIDS) didn't say where in the province the substance was seized but said the product has not been found in the region.
A similar substance was also seized in Ohio that contained heroin and fentanyl, WRIDS said.
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Carfentanil is said to be 100 times more potent than morphine and, like fentanyl, it cannot be detected by sight, smell or taste.
WRIDS is urging drug users to take every precaution, including carrying naloxone and never using alone.
Information on where residents can get a free naloxone kit can be found.
A substance seized inhas the appearance of but tested positive for carfentanil. There is no cannabis in this product. This substance has not been found in . For information click here:
— WRIDS (@DrugStrategyWR)
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