It is still very frequent that the drug technicians are see a high amount of drugs being tested containing Benzodiazepines. Please refer to the 'Illicitly manufactured benzodiazepines in the local drug supply' letter which was recently circulated to the COP members and can also be found here. Please also still refer to the Overdose Response Management Guide for Benzo's and similar substances which can be found on the COP bloghere.
Two text alerts for drug checking were shared this week:
White pebbles tested positive for fentanyl and xylazine at Molson OPS. Xylazine can cause slow heart rate and decreased breathing. Check your drugs.
Green down found in DTES. Positive for fentanyl and benzo's. Use at an OPS or SCS. Call 911 if OD occurs.