Fake Oxycontin is Killing People

Fake Oxycontin is a big trend on the streets in America, and investigators in Minnesota say they're the cause of fatal overdoses. Usually, they're laced with fentanyl, which can be fifty to a hundred times as potent than morphine. Fake But Deadly In St. Cloud, Minnesota, a recent overdose came from fentanyl marketed on the street as Oxycontin. Some fentanyl has also been passed off to be Oxycodone or Percocet. It's a nationwide trend in recent months, as drug traffic has stalled at the border during a national pandemic. The pills are made to look like the real pill, although some have a blueish tint to them. One side of the tablet is blue with the "M" stamped on one side and "30" stamped on the other. Last month, a Sacramento resident was caught with over 1,000 pills of what appeared to be Oxycontin. When tested, fentanyl came up positive. The sheriff said that there had been 14 documented Fentanyl overdose deaths in Placer County since January. It's suspected…

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