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South Carolina

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in South Carolina.

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South Carolina Man Produced Counterfeit Prescription Pills with Pill Presses and Imported Fentanyl

A pretrial bail hearing gave the world some insights into a case out of South Carolina that is still sealed. Agents with a DEA-lead task force arrested Eric Hughes in August of 2017 after a car accident caused thousands of plls to spill out of his vehicle and onto the roadway. Hughes is allegedly the leader of a counterfeit pill drug ring that used rental properties to manufacture millions of counterfeit Xanax and oxycodone pills which were sold online…

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Counterfeit fentanyl pills in South Carolina

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in South Carolina 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 45 states, and many Americans have…

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