Opioid Deaths Up Sharply in St. Louis, Suburbs

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Never has heroin been more deadly nor this cheap in the St. Louis area. Purity levels have skyrocketed, while prices have plummeted on the street to $5 to $10 a button (dose), reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A lethal new twist has flooded the market: fentanyl. The cheap synthetic opioid is 50 times . . .

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