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  • An animated gif explains that synthetic opioids are a public health, national security, supply chain, cyber crime, economic, and homeland security problem, then uses underlined text to state that synthetic opioids are 'an everything problem.'

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    Synthetic Opioids Are an Everything Problem

    Jun 9, 2022

    Illegally manufactured synthetic opioids have accelerated the opioid crisis. These drugs have created new challenges across a wide range of policy areas. That's why this crisis warrants new strategies and a comprehensive response.

  • The Out of Harm's Reach organization distributes free kits containing fentanyl test strips and NARCAN nasal spray to attendees of FEST 19 in Gainesville, Florida, October 29, 2021, photo by Julia Cooper/Reuters

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    Fentanyl Makes an Already Dangerous Drug Market Deadlier Than Ever

    May 2, 2022

    Failure to recognize and respond to how rapidly illegal drug markets have changed with the arrival of illegally manufactured synthetic opioids will continue to put many Americans at risk of exposure to fentanyl, endangering the lives of hundreds of thousands more for years to come.

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