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Topics: Health and Wellness Tags: narcotics

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July 8, 2019

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Alberta Health undertook a review of the Chief Medical Examiner's case files on all unintentional opioid-related deaths in 2017, supplemented by administrative data from Alberta Health. The purpose of the review was to learn more about the people dying from opioid-related deaths and the...


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June 1, 2019

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This surveillance report presents emergency department, prescription, and mortality data associated with fentanyl, other opioids and other substances of misuse in Alberta. Produced quarterly, interim updates may also be released between quarters. Results are subject to change based on differences...


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July 5, 2018

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This surveillance report presents emergency department, prescription, and mortality data associated with fentanyl, other opioids and other substances of misuse in Alberta. Produced quarterly, interim updates may also be released between quarters. Results are subject to change based on differences...


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November 6, 2017

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This surveillance report presents emergency department, hospital, drug dispensing from community pharmacies, emergency medical services, and mortality data associated with opioids and other substances of misuse in Alberta among First Nations and Non-First Nations people.


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October 5, 2017

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The Minister's Opioid Emergency Response Commission was established in May 2017 to support the Government of Alberta's response to the opioid crisis. As part of its mandate, the Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the Minister for timely coordinated action to address opioid...


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March 31, 2017

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On October 27, 2016, Alberta announced it was implementing a range of new tools to address overdoses and deaths related to fentanyl and other opioids as part of an urgent government response to reduce the harms associated with opioid misuse. These reports from the Office of the Chief Medical...


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February 2, 2017

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Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Canada. In 2015, the new Liberal government of Canada announced their plan to legalize cannabis and in June of 2016 a federal task force on cannabis was announced. Guided by this task force, cannabis legislation is expected to be introduced in...