Nearly all drugs sold as heroin in Vancouver contain fentanyl, study finds

published on July 31, 2018 by Andrea Woo in The Globe & Mail

More than 80 per cent of drugs sold as heroin on the streets of Vancouver don’t contain any heroin at all, while nearly all of them contain the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to the findings of a pilot project led by the B.C. Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU).

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