INTERNATIONAL NEWS

(thestar.com) Overdose deaths in Calgary and Edmonton are concentrated in the core, but just as many are occurring in the suburbs — and who’s dying might surprise you. Seated at a picturesque home that backs

(bbc.co.uk) UK – Michael from Dundee spent more than 20 years on heroin substitute methadone. He felt like he was left constantly sedated, with no attempt to wean him off it. “It suppresses every feeling,

(cnsnews.com) MEXICO CITY – Hundreds of pounds of fentanyl smuggled into the U.S. last year and seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) came directly from Mexico. Customs authorities seized a total of

(nelsonstar.com) CANADA – Eight overdoses have been averted by naloxone injections in the last week, according to ANKORS. File photo A rash of overdoses is due to heroin being laced with fentanyl A rash of

(dailymail.co.uk) UK – Alexandra Thompson Health Reporter For Mailonline Doctors are calling for heroin, cocaine and cannabis to be legalised. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP), which represents 26,000 medics in the UK, said it:

(courtesy of theglobeandmail.com) CANADA – Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is calling for the decriminalization of personal drug use and possession following the release of new numbers that show more than 4,000 Canadians are believed to