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Tainted cocaine linked to 7 cases of illness in Alberta

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posted on Dec, 1 2008 @ 09:59 AM
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Tainted coc aine linked to 7 cases of illness in Alberta


www.cbc.ca

Seven people in Alberta have developed a form of immune system suppression after consuming coc aine laced with a chemical compound, public health officials said Friday.

The individuals developed agranulocytosis, a condition that makes the immune system incapable of fighting off infections.

It makes common infections become serious, even fatal, quite quickly.

"We are advising anyone who develops a fever or other signs of infection and has used coc aine to seek medical attention quickly," Dr. Gerry Predy, Alberta's Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, said in a news release.

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posted on Dec, 1 2008 @ 09:59 AM
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My concern on this topic would be "Why would a dealer(s) want to entertain the idea of ruining their reputation by cutting a health altering substance into a widely used illegal substance they are try to sell for profit? To assist the government to help curb usage or to kill off users? YOU DECIDE

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