Fentanyl Entering US Through Southern Border at “Unprecedented Levels”: Rep. Higgins

Implementing a new law to punish traffickers of fentanyl and declaring deaths from the drug as a health crisis could curb the damage it is doing to the country. Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) speaks during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on gun violence on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 8, 2022. … Continue reading Fentanyl Entering US Through Southern Border at “Unprecedented Levels”: Rep. Higgins

8 Montanans Died of Fentanyl Overdose in Last 10 Days+ Deadliest Week on Record

Fentanyl deaths continue to spike precipitously in the state, with the Riverstone Health in Billings reporting that 8 people have overdosed and died from the dangerous drug between May 22 and June 1st, making it the deadlines week on record and continuing to set a blistering pace that is expected to to be several magnitudes … Continue reading 8 Montanans Died of Fentanyl Overdose in Last 10 Days+ Deadliest Week on Record

Flow of Fentanyl into American Communities Quadruples Under Biden

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, California — Four times as much fentanyl is flowing across the United States-Mexico border under President Joe Biden compared to two years prior when former President Trump was in office. During the launch of Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Ken Calvert’s (R-CA) congressional caucus dedicated to the fentanyl crisis, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Mark … Continue reading Flow of Fentanyl into American Communities Quadruples Under Biden

Amount of fentanyl seized in 2022 surpasses 2021 total

The amount of fentanyl seized by the Montana Highway Patrol just months into 2022 has already surpassed the 2021 total, MHP Colonel Steve Lavin said in a Thursday press release. According to the release, troopers confiscated 12,079 fentanyl pills through March 15, 2022, compared to just 3,800 in 2021. Arrests are also rising. Between 2018 … Continue reading Amount of fentanyl seized in 2022 surpasses 2021 total

BREAKING: Four West Point Cadets Overdose On Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine At VRBO In Ft. Lauderdale…Two Cadets Hospitalized After Giving Them Mouth-to-Mouth

100 Percent Fed Up– Spring breakers have converged in various hot spots across Florida. Much to the dismay of homeowners with short-term rentals in their neighborhoods, large groups of rowdy, young partiers will move into residential neighborhoods where they party 24/7 in homes rented through Airbnb, Vrbo, and other short-term rental companies. Daily Mail – The students … Continue reading BREAKING: Four West Point Cadets Overdose On Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine At VRBO In Ft. Lauderdale…Two Cadets Hospitalized After Giving Them Mouth-to-Mouth

Illicit Drug Described as “10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl” Shows up in Seattle

Posted on November 14, 2019 -Natural Health News By Sean Walton Right in the midst of the opioid crisis, another illicit drug has hit the streets of Seattle. Experts say it’s more potent and deadly than other opiods. The DEA says carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. It was first … Continue reading Illicit Drug Described as “10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl” Shows up in Seattle

Feds: A popular drug from the disco era is making a deadly return

Today’s narcotics abusers may be turning to cocaine in part “because there’s been a lot of bad press about other drugs.” May 5, 2019, 5:11 AM MDT By Corky Siemaszko   The bitter lessons about the dangers of cocaine from the disco era in the 1970s may be lost on a new generation of drug abusers. … Continue reading Feds: A popular drug from the disco era is making a deadly return

Federal opioid pill bust reveals doctors trading pills for sex, dentists pulling good teeth

Terry DeMio, Cincinnati EnquirerPublished 5:35 p.m. ET April 19, 2019 CINCINNATI – They were medical professionals but they traded prescription pain pills for sex, prosecutors say. Others let untrained office workers examine patients, leaving a blank prescription pad at the clinic, their indictments reveal. One dentist extracted the healthy teeth of patients as an excuse to give them … Continue reading Federal opioid pill bust reveals doctors trading pills for sex, dentists pulling good teeth

AMERICA’S OVERDOSE CRISIS KEEPS GETTING WORSE. FENTANYL ISN’T THE ONLY DRUG TO BLAME.

By Keegan Hamilton Mar 21, 2019 You’ve probably heard by now that fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the United States, but a new study released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics offers yet another grim reminder: Deaths caused by the powerful synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, soaring to 18,300 fatal overdoses from under … Continue reading AMERICA’S OVERDOSE CRISIS KEEPS GETTING WORSE. FENTANYL ISN’T THE ONLY DRUG TO BLAME.

Americans more likely to die by opioid overdose than in a car crash

By Kevin Flower and Meera Senthilingam, CNN Posted Jan 15, 2019  (CNN) -- For the first time on record the odds of accidentally dying from an opioid overdose in the United States are now greater than those of dying in an automobile accident. The grim finding comes from the National Safety Council which analyzed preventable injury … Continue reading Americans more likely to die by opioid overdose than in a car crash