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DEA Warns of Major Spike in Fentanyl Poisoning Deaths in LA County

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused bars, clubs and other late-night meeting places to close, online sales of counterfeit pills containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl exploded, killing more than 1,600 people in Los Angeles County last year, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration official said Monday. Fentanyl poisoning is killing the region’s residents, particularly young people, on […]