Drug Alert: WINNIPEG — Fri. December 22, 2023


DRUG ALERT: WINNIPEG  — Fri. December 22, 2023

DATE: Fri. December 22, 2023

LOCATION: Winnipeg, Main St. & Logan Ave.


VISUAL DESCRIPTION: Purple rock/powder


Purple Down causing people to drop (pass out) immediately

Six instances in the last 24 hours in the Main St. & Logan Ave. area

Individuals had a steady heart rate and were breathing, so no naloxone was administered.

If you are using substances, please:

  • Use with a friend and stagger your use
  • Start low and go slow
  • Have and know how to use naloxone/Narcan

If you are using alone, consider calling a friend or the NORS line at 1-888-688-NORS so they can spot you.



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