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The epidemic of drug overdoses, often perceived as a largely white rural problem, made striking inroads among black Americans last year -- particularly in urban counties where fentanyl has become widespread.
Police in a Baltimore suburb say three officers were sickened by fentanyl at a police station after seizing narcotics during a traffic stop.
Large doses of oxycodone, methadone and fentanyl can be obtained cheaply with a Medicaid card and resold for a nice profit on the black market.
Studies have found traces of aluminum and glass inside marijuana, and fentanyl in samples of heroin.
Last year 311 people died from opioids, a category that includes everything from the codeine in some cough syrups and super-potent fentanyl to heroin and prescription oxycodone.
Hall noted that fentanyl also was found in seven methamphetamine overdose deaths in Broward County last year and it’s likely the deaths were caused by adulterated drugs.
The 513 bitcoins, and 512 of a variant called Bitcoin Cash, were seized from Aaron Shamo, the alleged ringleader of a gang that sold counterfeit pharmaceuticals made from illicit Chinese fentanyl.
Executioners in Nevada and Nebraska could soon be employing a drug with a deadly track record to dispatch death row inmates to the grave — fentanyl.
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First Known Use: 1964See Words from the same year
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