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Addicts now using needles from naloxone kits to shoot drugs, say paramedics

from Global News

Naloxone has been lauded by the health care community as a life saver, especially during the recent fentanyl epidemic that has swept over B.C. But a disturbing new trend has many disappointed. Paramedics now say addicts are frequently using the needles from the naloxone kits distributed across the Downtown Eastside to inject street drugs. "Syringes are being used to inject drugs, and when they do that, they render the kit useless in the sense that they don't have a needle to inject the Narcan that will save their life," says Dave Leary, a paramedic. more

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