States Take Action on Worsening Fentanyl Problem

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A billboard on a main highway in rural Maryland tallies the residents who have overdosed on prescription painkillers, heroin and other illicit opioids this year: 96 overdoses, 15 of them fatal. What the sign doesn’t say is that a large and growing number of the deaths are the result of fentanyl, a fast-acting drug that is 50 times stronger than heroin and can kill users within seconds, Stateline Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!