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Fentanyl Test Strips: Legislation Decriminalizing Their Use

2022-08-01T21:24:03-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/designer491 Fentanyl test strips are essentially a drug testing technology, initially developed for urinalysis, but can be effective at detecting fentanyl and fentanyl-analogs in samples of drugs. Lawmakers around the country are looking to decriminalize the use of fentanyl test strips to combat the rise in fentanyl-related deaths. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid [...]

Fentanyl Test Strips: Legislation Decriminalizing Their Use2022-08-01T21:24:03-04:00

2021 Opioid Related Legislation

2021-08-17T21:19:31-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Bob Williams & Steve Buissinne from Pixabay  The opioid epidemic is not a new problem in the United States. In fact, the amount of drug overdose deaths has quadrupled since 1999, including a 5% increase from 2018 to 2019 alone. Additionally, in just 2019, over 10 million people over the [...]

2021 Opioid Related Legislation2021-08-17T21:19:31-04:00
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