High Alert Warning: Unwashed Poppy Seeds

Poppy seed tea sounds relatively harmless, right? Except it’s really not if you get the wrong kind of poppy seed. Unwashed poppy seeds found in regular poppy seed supply have caused acute opioid toxicity hospitalisations in Victoria The poppy seeds in question are being recalled in Aotearoa and Australia, but we’re throwing up a redContinue reading “High Alert Warning: Unwashed Poppy Seeds”

Metonitazene, a high-risk opioid’s been found in Aotearoa

Metonitazene has shown up in Aotearoa for the first time. It’s being sold as oxycodone or other opioids, and is either a yellow pill or yellow powder. Metonitazene is an opioid analgesic in the Nitazene family. It’s more potent than fentanyl It comes on very fast and very strong, giving a depressive or sedative effectContinue reading “Metonitazene, a high-risk opioid’s been found in Aotearoa”