The Zheng drug trafficking organization was hardly clandestine. The Shanghai-based network sold synthetic narcotics, including deadly fentanyl, on websites posted in 35 languages, from Arabic and English to Icelandic..read more
WASHINGTON — Fentanyl, a super potent synthetic opioid at the center of a new overdose epidemic, is presenting uniquely vexing challenges for law enforcement officials because it’s so deadly, so versatile and so profitable.read more
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H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act, is a bipartisan bill that will help in our overall efforts to combat the opioid crisis by advancing treatment and recovery initiatives, improving prevention, protecting our communities, and bolstering our efforts to fight deadly illicit synthetic drugs like fentanyl.
Centralina Council of Governments | Opioid Crisis Panel
Guardian reporter Chris McGreal writes about the country’s opioid crisis in the new book ‘American Overdose,’ and he joins Morning Joe to discuss his extensive reporting.
Two key ingredients came together for Shannon McCarty to get off drugs in late 2017: connections and timing.”The police showed up because they said they got a call that we were shooting up in the car,” Shannon said.
Everett police officer, Inci Yarkut walked up to the window of the car where Shannon was living.
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