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Canadians have one of the highest rates of cannabis use in the world, and the relaxation of marijuana laws is now an election issue.

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Staff Sgt. Martin Shiavetta delivered a presentation Tuesday to the Calgary Police Commission about the problems fentanyl is causing in the city. Lucie Edwardson / Metro

Martin Shiavetta delivered a presentation Tuesday to the Calgary Police Commission about the problems fentanyl is causing in the city.

Talking to kids about drugs can be difficult, even intimidating for a parent, teacher, or counsellor. It's hard when the children we care about so deeply roll their eyes at us and say, "Yeah, I know!!" But often they don't know, not until someone's death touches them -- and when it comes to this malicious and criminal spread of fentanyl, we have to make sure they do know.

Opioid drug fentanyl can be prescribed as a painkiller. But illicit products are causing overdoses and deaths.

Calgary police are warning that they're dealing with a public health crisis after two people died over the past two weeks and 14 others ended up in hospital as a result of using the street drug fentanyl.

Scotia to offer free naloxone kits to the public as part of opioid response - CTV News: CTV News Nova Scotia to offer free naloxone…

http://www.ccsa.ca/Resource%20Library/CCSA-Effects-of-Cannabis-Use-during-Adolescence-Report-2015-en.pdf

http://www.ccsa.ca/Resource%20Library/CCSA-Effects-of-Cannabis-Use-during-Adolescence-Report-2015-en.pdf

Given the drug’s harmful impacts on youth, Ottawa should be careful in how it legalizes marijuana, a substance abuse experts panel said Friday.

Given the drug’s harmful impacts on youth, Ottawa should be careful in how it legalizes marijuana, a substance abuse experts panel said Friday.

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Premier Rachel Notley expressed growing alarm with the fentanyl crisis.

Premier, mayor warn fentanyl crisis deadlier than most Albertans realize

Calgary teen who suffered near-fatal fentanyl overdose is ‘improving dramatically’ | Globalnews.ca

Calgary teen who suffered near-fatal fentanyl overdose is ‘improving dramatically’

Calgary teen who suffered near-fatal fentanyl overdose is ‘improving dramatically’ | Globalnews.ca

Drug investigators in Calgary said Thursday they are shifting their focus to busting fentanyl distributors after they charged a man with smuggling the deadly drug from China.

Drug investigators in Calgary said Thursday they are shifting their focus to busting fentanyl distributors after they charged a man with smuggling the deadly drug from China.

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