Edmonton Journal: Federal government cracks down on illicit fentanyl shipments

The federal government is cracking down on illicit shipments of fentanyl and the equipment used to make pills and capsules, in a move lauded by the Alberta government on Monday.

… Interim Liberal Leader Dr. David Swann said the crisis is so bad that he has had people contact his office seeking medical help. He has taken up the cause in the legislature, demanding more information from the government and more frequent reporting on overdose deaths, emergency room visits, waiting times and the number of lives saved with the overdose-reversing drug Naloxone. He’s meeting with the government this week to encourage more transparency on the issue. Read Full Article…