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When people die from using street drugs, it is called an "overdose." This suggests that they took too much, making it their fault. But drug users know the dosages of opioids that they can handle, since they have done it many times before. The problem is not taking too much, but the fact that the street drug supply is increasingly poisoned with extra drugs which make the strength of each dose unpredictable, and too often, deadly.

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