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2019 NABP Report Finds Fentanyl-Laced Fake Opioids for Sale Everywhere on the Internet

In their latest report on fake online pharmacies that ply their trade in the United States, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) found more than 1,500 new websites that it considers “Not Recommended,” and of these, 31% are offering illicit prescription drugs, such as codeine, fentanyl, oxycodone, Adderall, Valium, and Xanax.  99% of…

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Multiple California Counties Warn Parents About Deadly Fake Pills After the Deaths of Two Teens in Santa Clara County

On September 30th, the Public Health Department of Santa Clara County, California updated a public health warning they had issued September 10th about deadly counterfeit 30mg oxycodone pills. The initial warning described “tablets visually appear to be the pharmaceutically manufactured version—they are circular in shape, light blue to light green in color, and have an ‘M’ inside a square stamped on one side and a ‘30’ stamped on the other side. Numerous fatal overdoses have been tied to these tablets, with a strong uptick in fatal overdoses in August 2019.”

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San Diego is in the Midst of a Deadly Counterfeit Pill Crisis, with 50 Confirmed Deaths Thus Far

U.S. Attorney Robert Brewer has issued a public safety warning concerning deadly counterfeit oxycodone pills in San Diego County. NBC San Diego reports, “The U.S. Attorney’s Office said border seizures, prosecutions and overdoses in San Diego County are on pace to reach all-time highs by the end of 2019. The Medical Examiner’s Office reports 50 confirmed fentanyl-related fatal overdoses so far this year, and says 28 more suspected cases are waiting to be confirmed.”

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Man Charged With Selling Fentanyl Pills That Killed Murray, Utah Woman

A Utah man has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the distribution of fentany pills.  A complaint filed on July 3 alleges that he distributed more than 10,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills made with fentanyl over the course of 2016, and that a woman in Murray, Utah died of fentanyl poisoning after taking pills he sold her.

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Lincoln, Nebraska Man Convicted, “Fentanyl Pills” Entered in Evidence

The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is reporting that Sabas Rodriguez-Cisneros has been convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and other charges in a drug conspiracy that started in October 2016. According to the DOJ, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol intercepted a package for Rodriguez-Cisneros that was being shipped to his girlfriend contained 400…

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