Rainbow Fentanyl Is A Real Threat, But Not Because People Are Giving It Out As Halloween Candy
The Halloween scaries are real with this one, yet experts point out there’s been no evidence that drug dealers are specifically targeting kids.
Jail Time For An “Imaginary Crime”: It’s Almost Impossible To Overdose Just By Touching Fentanyl, But People Are Being Locked Up For It Anyway
“People should not be in jail for imaginary crimes,” one expert said.
New York City's New Overdose Prevention Centers Have Already Saved Lives. The Biden Administration Should Get On Board.
We are New York district attorneys and health officials. Here’s why New York City is opening sites for people to safely use drugs.
Fentanyl Is Spreading Nationwide And Will Lead To A “Fourth Wave” Of Overdose Deaths
Trump opposed safe injection sites and other controversial measures to help stop overdose deaths. It’s not clear if Biden will go far enough either.
The White House And Federal Scientists Are Pushing The Myth That Marijuana Is Laced With Fentanyl
“It's crazy that this story is coming out from our leaders,” one expert said. “There is scant evidence for cannabis laced with fentanyl.”
Mac Miller Died From A Mix Of Fentanyl, Cocaine, And Ethanol
The rapper was 26 years old when he died in September.
People Are Using A $1 Test Strip To Check Their Drugs For Fentanyl
Fentanyl is turning up in heroin and cocaine, but most users don’t want it. And dealers “can’t make a living by killing off their customers.”
Cocaine Deaths Are Rising At An Alarming Rate, And It’s Because Of Fentanyl
Cocaine deaths rose 52% between 2015 and 2016. A BuzzFeed News analysis shows the role of fentanyl in this staggering trend.
A Mysterious Cluster of Amnesia Cases May Be Linked To Fentanyl
Five new cases of a mysterious amnesia syndrome have been linked to the potent opioid fentanyl.
Prince Had An "Exceedingly High" Amount Of Fentanyl In His Body When He Died
The singer died in 2016 of an accidental overdose of the lethal opioid. A new report shows how much of the drug was in his system.
A Federal Agency Is About To Discuss Raising The Prison Sentences For Fentanyl
The United States Sentencing Commission will hold its first hearing on Wednesday to discuss a set of proposals to lengthen prison terms for people caught with the synthetic opioid.
Five Years Ago, Fentanyl Was An Obscure Hospital Drug. Here’s How It Completely Took Over The US Illicit Drug Market.
Fentanyl now kills more people in the US than any other drug. It seems to have started with 14 overdoses in Rhode Island in 2013.
Fentanyl Is Now The Leading Cause Of US Overdose Deaths
Deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids killed more than 20,000 people in 2016, doubling the previous year's rate, CDC data show.
These Three Very Good Police Dogs Overdosed On Fentanyl — And Lived
“The insidious this thing is that the amount of fentanyl that could kill you is so small it’s invisible,” a detective said.