Policy and Law Enforcement News

Officers Risk Fentanyl Exposure to Ensure Public Safety

Law enforcement agencies around the country, including the Oregon State Police, are limiting when they will perform roadside drug tests. They feel the potential for officers to be accidentally exposed to fentanyl is too great…

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Report: Counterfeit Medications Containing Deadly Fentanyl Have Been Found in 40 States

A newly-released report on counterfeit medicines is placing the spotlight on a problem that may be far worse than is commonly believed. According to the review conducted by The Partnership for Safe Medicines, counterfeit prescription drugs containing the deadly ingredient fentanyl, most often illegally imported, have been found in as many as 40 states and are tied to deaths in more than a dozen states.

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