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Charleston Roundtable Discusses Federal Response to Fentanyl

West Virginia Public Broadcasting - 19 Oct 2017
Congressman Evan Jenkins hosted a roundtable in Charleston yesterday focused on the federal response to fentanyl and other dangerous synthetic opioids that are flooding the Appalachian region. Fentanyl is one of the deadliest opioids on the streets today.

Chinese Nationals Accused Of Manufacturing 'Tons of Fentanyl' - 19 Oct 2017
Two Chinese men have been charged with manufacturing and selling “tons of fentanyl” and other powerful synthetic drugs, according to the Justice Department. It's the latest development in the United States' desperate efforts to plug the supply of these ...

Three heroin and fentanyl traffickers plead guilty

Eagle-Tribune - 20 Oct 2017
On May 30, after a yearlong investigation aimed at attacking the fentanyl and heroin crisis in Lawrence and surrounding communities, more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officers launched a sweep to dismantle a Lawrence-based drug ...

Painesville man accused of fentanyl possession - 19 Oct 2017
A Painesville man is accused of having more than 100 grams of fentanyl, said U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman. Maxwell T. Klyn, 25, was indicted this week on one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Klyn had about 109 grams of ...

Is Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Use on the Rise? - 18 Oct 2017
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story stated that fentanyl had been discovered in marijuana and other drugs in London, Ont.; in fact, the opioid was found in urine samples of people who said they used pot and heroin. This version has been ...

Roundtable brings forth ideas on how to handle fentanyl crisis

Beckley Register-Herald - 19 Oct 2017
CHARLESTON — Local, regional and national officials gathered Thursday to share ideas in fighting the "epidemic of epidemics" — the fentanyl element of the opioid crisis. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid pain reliever, can be up to 100 times more potent ...

Worcester man charged with distribution of fentanyl

Worcester Telegram - 20 Oct 2017
WORCESTER - A Dorchester Street man was arrested Thursday after police found fentanyl in his apartment. Pablo Santana, 27, of 21 Dorchester St., was charged with possession of a Class B substance with the intent to distribute and a drug violation ...

Fentanyl Dulls Brilinta Efficacy During PCI

MedPage Today - 19 Oct 2017
Giving IV fentanyl (Sublimaze) for pain control during coronary angiography may hamper the antiplatelet effect of ticagrelor (Brilinta) during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a trial showed. Of 212 adults randomized to elective coronary ...

East Grand Forks man sentenced in fentanyl ring

Grand Forks Herald - 19 Oct 2017
He was one of five men arrested for his role in drug trafficking in the Grand Forks area after a March 22 nonfatal overdose led to an investigation into pills designed to look like OxyContin but which contained fentanyl. Gottberg was scheduled to be ...

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