Canadian Seizure of Elephant Tranquilizer Alarms Drug Experts

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North American narcotics authorities were alarmed by the seizure in September in suburban Toronto of nearly 100 pounds of carfentanil, the synthetic opioid developed as a large-animal tranquilizer, reports The Guardian. It is believed to be the largest volume of the opioid--described by the DEA as "crazy dangerous"--ever seized in North America. The drug burst into public view last . . .

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