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06-05-2014

Agency issues warning about street drugs

 

The Gazette 

 

“The composition of the drugs they take could be cut with products that can make the drug much stronger, cause a person to stop breathing, and lead to death.”

 

That really is one of the dangers of street drugs today, said Seychelle Harding, director of communications for Le Portage, a non-profit organization that helps people overcome drug and alcohol addiction in four provinces.

 

“Years ago, drugs weren’t mixed,” she said in an interview. “Whether it was because they didn’t have the knowledge or the money, but drugs were purer. Nowadays, there are all kinds of chemicals used and it’s quite alarming.” Read the article…