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    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Bags of heroin, some laced with fentanyl, are displayed before a press conference regarding a major drug bust, at the office of the New York Attorney General, September 23, 2016 in New York City. New York State Attorney General Eric Scheiderman's office announced Friday that authorities in New York state have made a record drug bust, seizing 33 kilograms of heroin and 2 kilograms of fentanyl. According to the attorney general's office, it is the largest seizure in the 46 year history of New York's Organized Crime Task Force. Twenty-five peopole living in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arizona and New Jersey have been indicted in connection with the case. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
    Why Fentanyl Terrifies the DEA and Medical Experts Even More Than Other Opioids

    The synthetic opioid fentanyl is so powerful that it could cause accidental overdoses in the very first responders who trying to save its victims, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) warned in new guidelines released Tuesday. “Fentanyl is deadly,” said Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg in a video to American law enforcement officers. “Exposure to an […]