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The opioid crisis is at an all time high, as opioids continue to threaten the lives of many.

One of the many reasons this is the case is the presence of fentanyl in opioids. Fentanyl, a synthetic painkiller, is fifty to a hundred times stronger than morphine, and when mixed with heroin, will overdose the user significantly more proficiently than its standalone components. In most cases, heroin users will unknowingly consume heroin without knowing it was laced with fentanyl, leading to a sudden episode of overdosing. What if I told you there was a humane approach to preventing incidents like…

Victor Phong

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