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Communication/Conference: Counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyls: a global threat

Communication/Conference: Counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyls: a global threat

July 22nd, 2016 - www.dea.gov

The DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) published in July a report regarding the issue of counterfeit prescription pills introduced into the United States markets the last months, exacerbating the fentanyl and opioid crisis. Some of the pills contained deadly amounts of fentanyl, resulting in an increase in overdoses, deaths and opiate-dependent individuals.

 

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