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Fentanyl addiction is a scourge that's sweeping the United States. This dangerous synthetic opioid, 50 times stronger than heroin, is imported from Mexico by drug cartels. With the arrival of fentanyl, the cartels no longer needed to grow opium or rely on rural communities to produce it. Fentanyl is lightweight, discreet and easy to produce and transport. It can be passed off as a harmless pill, which explains the high number of deaths from overdoses.
31 Dec 2022
A national survey has found that a concerning number of India's youth is suffering from alcohol, cannabis or opioid addictions. It also revealed three out of four people addicted to drugs don't receive treatment.