Study: Crackdowns on Heroin, Pain Pills Gave Rise to Fentanyl Overdose Epidemic

Study: Crackdowns on Heroin, Pain Pills Gave Rise to Fentanyl Overdose Epidemic | Phillip Smith

A new report on illicit US drug markets from researchers at the University of San Francisco has found that that the spread of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid implicated in nearly 29,000 overdose deaths last year alone, is tied to enforcement-driven shortages of heroin and prescription opioids, as well simple economics for drug distributors — not because […]

Study: Crackdowns on Heroin, Pain Pills Gave Rise to Fentanyl Overdose Epidemic | The Daily Chronic

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