Carfentanil Spreads Across the US
Increasingly in America, street drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine, and opioids are now being spiked with the super-potent narcotic Carfentanil. Just two grams of this narcotic, meant to tame large animals, can cause a deadly overdose.
In South Carolina, a disturbing new trend has caused several overdose deaths. People who believed they were purchasing Fentanyl actually purchased and ingested pills containing Carfentanil. “Fentanyl in itself is a deadly drug that can and does result in death. However, the most recent deaths are alarming based on the fact that they are so close together and over a short time period,” the sheriff of Anderson County said in a news release on Friday.
Fentanyl is a drug that is 50-100 times as potent as Morphine. It is the number one cause of overdose death in the United States. Many drug users think they are using Oxycodone or heroin, but it is tainted …