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16-Studentessa di un anno soffre di un'overdose di fentanil probabilmente a causa del fumo di marijuana, la polizia dice

16-Studentessa di un anno soffre di un'overdose di fentanil probabilmente a causa del fumo di marijuana, la polizia dice

A 16-year-old student suffered an overdose at school on Thursday after smoking marijuana that police believe was laced with fentanyl.

The student, from Bloomfield High School in Connecticut, was overdosing in the school’s security office just before 11 sono. when police arrived at the scene, they said in a press release.

School staff and police gave the student first aid andmultiple dosesof Narcan, also known as naloxone, the medication used to reverse an opioid overdose. They were then taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and released later that day, Bloomfield Public Schools Superintendent James Thompson Jr. ha detto a NBC News.

Police said they are investigating the incident.

Bloomfield High School went into ashelter in placefor about a half hour as EMTs dealt with the student.

The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority and we appreciate everyone’s help in ensuring this continues,” the school’s principal, Dan Moleti, told parents in a letter.

The incident comes less than a month after a 13-year-old boy in nearby Hartford died from a fentanyl overdose after collapsing in his middle school’s gym. Police later found 100 bags of fentanyl in his bedroom that had extremely high levels of the drug.

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The powder substance that was inside that bag, 58% of that was fentanyl as opposed to on average 2%,Hartford police sergeant Chris Mastroianni told NBC Connecticut. “So that becomes you know, molto, very dangerous product, very deadly product, especially for a child weighing, sai, most kids at that age under 100 libbre. Very dangerous.

And in November, Connecticut’s Department of Public Health warned residents about a possible trend of fentanyl-laced marijuana circulating in the state after a string of overdoses. In un comunicato stampa, the health department said they encountered multiple cases where patients needed naloxone butdenied any opioid use,” instead claiming that theyonly smoked marijuana.

The Plymouth, Connecticut police department tested samples of marijuana from the scene of one overdose and found that it contained fentanyl.

The CT ORS [Connecticut Overdose Response Strategy] Team strongly advises all public health, harm reduction, and others working with clients who use marijuana to educate them about the possible dangers of marijuana with fentanyl,” the health department detto in un comunicato stampa. “The CT ORS Team also recommends that anyone who is using substances obtained illicitly that they know the signs of an opioid overdose, do not use alone, and have naloxone on hand.