Update: Carfentanil Alert May 21st 2019

Posted On Thursday May 23, 2019

The following is an update to the Alert released May 21st 2019.

The substance in the May 21st alert was seized by Ontario Provincial Police in Tecumseh. Please note this is not cannabis laced with an opioid. It is carfentanil that has been disguised to resemble cannabis. For information regarding the seizure, please contact Ontario Provincial Police. 

For information about the alert as well as signs & symptoms of opioid overdose and what to do, visit our 'Preventing Overdose' webpage or contact the Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy.

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