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29 May 2020 9:27
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    We are losing vulnerable Kiwis to synthetic cannabis

    We are losing vulnerable Kiwis to synthetic cannabis


    The Chief Coroner says the drug has claimed as many as 75 lives since mid-2017.

    Australasian College for Emergency Medicine president John Bonning says the situation is not getting any better.

    He says the deaths seem to be increasing, and we need to educate people on how dangerous the drug is.

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