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How a Kingston firm is helping save lives in the opioid epidemic

As the opioid crisis continues to take lives in big cities and small communities across Canada, a Kingston technology company has developed a rapid testing system to identify the lethal contaminants sometimes present in street drugs.
Spectra Plasmonics’ drug analysis system identifies the unique chemical “fingerprints” of various substances found in a sample and can detect the presence of dangerous contaminants such as fentanyl.
The technology is currently being piloted at a supervised consumption site in Kingston, but company officials say they’re eager to roll out the devices across North America.

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