Quebec to offer drug to reverse fentanyl effects in pharmacies for free
A drug used to reverse the effect of fentanyl overdoses will be offered free of charge in Quebec pharmacies.
The move comes as the number of such overdoses rises in the province.
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Barrette says Quebec isn’t facing a crisis, but he is calling the situation worrisome.
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Police officers will also be able to administer the drug to people who are overdosing.
Late on Wednesday, two men suffering from apparent overdoses were spotted by security guards in a tunnel linking the Bell Centre arena to a subway station.
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