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ANKORS Nelson Weekly Drug Checking Report –...

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This week at ANKORS we tested a large variety of down samples of varying colours. The fentanyl content of these samples was consistent with recent trends, at about 10%. What is more concerning, however, is that all of the down samples tested positive for benzodiazepines using benzodiazepine test strips. When used with fentanyl or other […]

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ANKORS Nelson Weekly Drug Checking Report –...

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On Wednesday this week, ANKORS set up a pop up OPS and testing site next to the United Church in Trail. It was successful for a first event, not only to help folks get their stuff tested and consume drugs ┬áin a safer environment, but also to connect together people involved with the opioid crisis […]

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Drug Checking Report for Interior Health –...

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