Fentanyl Deaths Up in Louisville, Topping Homicides

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Fentanyl is blamed for causing or contributing to nearly 43 percent of the 325 fatal drug overdoses last year in Louisville's Jefferson County, and taking more lives than homicides, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports. Fentanyl-related deaths spiked to 139 from 26 between 2015 and 2016. Deaths blamed on all drugs climbed by nearly 48 percent . . .

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