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Carfentanil linked to Heroin overdoses

Each day, it seems that a new story emerges about the U.S. opioid epidemic. Tens of thousands of people have been affected by this epidemic, yet the rate of prescription opioid and heroin overdoses continues to climb. Now, in the United States and Canada officials found carfentanil linked heroin overdoses. What Is Carfentanil? Carfentanil is one of the dozens…