Mexican Cartels Earn Big Profits From U.S. Fentanyl Sales

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Fentanyl, the drug that killed Prince, has become a favorite of Mexican cartels because it is extremely potent, popular in the U.S. and immensely profitable, the New York Times reports. Law enforcement and border authorities say Mexican cartels are using their own labs to produce the drug as well as receiving shipments from China. The cartels distribute the substance through their vast smuggling networks . . .

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