Posts Tagged: opiods

DEA warns of ‘rainbow fentanyl’ used to target young people

DEA warns of ‘rainbow fentanyl’ used to target young people

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said it has observed an “alarming” trend of brightly-colored fentanyl made to look like candy that is being used to attract children and young people. The agency said its law enforcement partners began seizing brightly colored “rainbow fentanyl” earlier this month. This new form of fentanyl has been seized in …

Facts About Fentanyl

Facts About Fentanyl

Did you know that fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is 80-100 times stronger than morphine? This powerful and dangerous drug is often mixed in with other drugs like heroin or fake prescription pills.  Many users believe that they are purchasing heroin and actually don’t know that they are purchasing fentanyl – which often results in overdose deaths. …