Emerging Prevalence of Carfentanil in the City of Windsor

Windsor-Essex County

Date/Time/ Approximate Location (where available)

May 29, 2019 - City of Windsor (multiple locations)

Event description

(what is happening or who is affected)

Recent Health Canada results have confirmed the presence of carfentanil from drug seizures in March of 2019.  Drugs believed to be fentanyl came back as its analogue, carfentanil.  Carfentanil is 100 times more powerful than fentanyl and 10,000 times more powerful than morphine. The seizures that returned as carfentanil are still before the courts.


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Windsor Police Services