Archive for January 2018

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…


Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Missouri

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Missouri Click here to read PSM’s Fentanyl 101. Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 47 states, and many Americans have suffered…


Tramadol: An Illicit Opioid That Funds Terrorism

Tramadol is given as a pain medication in India, but it has a high potential for abuse, and in some countries, tramadol deaths outnumber deaths from heroin. It is also completely unregulated in India, and is not on the World Health Organization (WHO) list of scheduled drugs or controlled substance list, which would force countries to regulate it.