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Florida Woman Arrested for Fentanyl Trafficking in Hollywood

It’s a case that hit close to home. Hollywood police arrested a local woman this month on charges of possessing and trafficking large amounts of heroin mixed with fentanyl. Also,…

Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Hits Florida

First, fentanyl was found in heroin, then it started showing up in cocaine. Next, they found it in counterfeit pills sold on the street – pills made to look like…

Why Is Fentanyl So Deadly?

Fentanyl used to be a relatively unknown medication, but it has recently gained notoriety as a central figure in the opioid epidemic.1 This powerful synthetic opioid medication is prescribed legally…

How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Your System?

In 2012, 169,868 people who sought addiction treatment cited opioids like fentanyl as their primary substance of abuse, per the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Since so many people abuse…

What Are the Dangerous Side Effects of Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a prescription narcotic pain reliever. It is manufactured from opiates that are derived from opium poppy plants. In most cases, fentanyl is used to treat severe forms of…

Fentanyl Abuse and Addiction