Sault police respond to 8 overdoses in one night

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 file photograph, a small bottle of the opiate overdose treatment drug, naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City, N.J. Alberta is making a life-saving drug available without a prescription to curb fentanyl overdose deaths.

Police in Sault Ste. Marie are encouraging drug users and their families to familiarize themselves with Naloxone, after eight reported overdoses last night.