We must rethink our approach to battling opioid abuse

As fentanyl deaths continue to rise, we cannot continue to pretend that we are on the path to solving this problem

We must rethink our approach to battling opioid abuseBy Gabriela Novotna and Tom McIntosh University of Regina Thirteen Canadians a day were hospitalized for an opioid overdose in 2014-2015, according to the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), and¬†the rate of opioid poisoning ¬†hospitalizations has been steadily rising. What began with the over-prescription of opioids such as OxyContin, a painkiller once thought to…