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Enforcement: Counterfeit tablets of an opioid analgesic seized in Sacramento that caused the death of 9 people

Enforcement: Counterfeit tablets of an opioid analgesic seized in Sacramento that caused the death of 9 people

April 1st, 2016 - www.dea.gov

Federal authorities in San Francisco issued a public safety alert that several individuals in the Sacramento area have died from a counterfeit drug bought in the street. Fentanyl is a 80 times more potent painkiller than morphine. The Drug Enforcement Administration is trying to track down the source.