General Vending-machine opioids?

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  1. jason73

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    A doctor whose focus is on public health says he will soon be dispensing opioids through a vending machine in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside in order to prevent overdoses from fentanyl-laced street drugs.

    Dr. Mark Tyndall says the machine that's been created in Toronto would scan a patient's hand for identification before dispensing a pre-programmed number of hydromorphone pills that are a substitute for heroin.

    Tyndall, who's also a professor of medicine at the University of B.C., says the pills cost about 35 cents each and focus groups with drug users have suggested most people would need about 10 to 16 pills a day.

    He says the pain medication sold under the brand name Dilaudid is typically crushed and injected by people who may have previously used OxyContin, before that drug was made more difficult to tamper with following multiple fatal overdoses.

    Hydromorphone is currently provided through a limited number of Vancouver clinics offering supervised injection to those experiencing severe substance use disorder.

    However, Tyndall says rigid requirements that have people returning multiple times a day are impractical and expensive compared with his plan, which could be in the works within a few weeks as a way to curb overdose deaths.
     
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    dilaudid is unreal(injection form)
    had it when my pain was a 10 when my appendix blew up inside of me
    instantly felt fine and relaxed

    I predict some hands will be cut off and used because the owner of the hand had the good scripts

    the injected form ended up costing hundreds of dollars a dose($400ish) when I looked at my bill later
     
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    they will probably give the scripts out fairly easy on the downtown east side. they already have cracxk pipe vending machines and safe injection sites.it will probably just be a matter of seeing the right social workers and doctors to get on the list


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    In Florida they're just called vending machines
     
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    Really?!!
    Are you in Vancouver???

    TEXT ME BRO, WOOOHOOOO!!!!!
     
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    this will cut into your vicoroid business @Meth Dentist@Meth Dentist or ever came up with vicoroids on tmmac I forget.
     
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    lol they made them look all campy and whimsical like if it was selling cake pops.
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    I would only support this if each purchase led to a fatal overdose.
     
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    they give them narcan for free so fatal ODs are fairly rare . the junkies are now immortal
     
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