What is fentanyl?

Transcript - What is fentanyl?

[Text on screen: What is Fentanyl?]

Narrator: "There’s a powerful and dangerous drug claiming more and more Canadian lives every day."

[In a black and white picture featuring people of different ages and ethnicities, the shot gradually zooms in on the face of a woman with short hair and glasses, until the pixels become apparent and two black dots are singled out.]

Narrator: "Anyone can become addicted: your children, your parents, your siblings… Fentanyl is one hundred times more toxic than morphine. Any illegal drug can be laced with it, including fake prescription pills. All it takes to be lethal is the equivalent of two grains of salt."

[Text on screen: Protect yourself and those you love. Learn more at Canada.ca/Opioids.]

Narrator: "Protect yourself and those you love."

[Canada wordmark]

Narrator: "A message from the Government of Canada."

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