Prison guards in Alberta overdosing on fentanyl during searches 'a huge problem'

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 08:02 in Health & Medicine

Prison guards in Alberta are overdosing on fentanyl during searches and there is a real concern that the next exposure could be fatal. In the past three weeks, seven guards at two institutions have been exposed. Narcan, a medicine used to treat opioid overdoses, was administered in both incidents.

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