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IH warns Kamloops drug users of naloxone-resistant cannabinoid

By Ashley Legassic
April 18, 2019 - 5:20pm Updated: April 18, 2019 - 8:56pm

KAMLOOPS — Health officials in Kamloops are warning of a deadly synthetic cannabinoid.

In a tweet, Interior Health says the synthetic cannabinoid called AMB-FUBINACA has been detected in suspected fentanyl. In high doses, it can look like an opioid overdose.

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Kamloops patient first in BC to get implant to treat addiction

By Adam Donnelly
April 16, 2019 - 4:46pm Updated: April 16, 2019 - 6:30pm

KAMLOOPS — Today is the National Day of Action on the Opioid Crisis, and earlier this month it was announced that more than 3,200 people died from opioid-related overdoses in the first nine months of 2018; but thanks to an innovative new treatment, one local doctor is hoping to give those with op

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