Fentanyl Overdose Cases Rising in West

Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is a rising enemy in the opioid epidemic and America’s war on drugs. This particularly dangerous drug is reported by the Peninsula Press at Stanford to be 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. As a result of its high potency, doctors prescribe Fentanyl by the microgram — a thousandth of a milligram. Overdose deaths from this powerful drug have increased significantly since 2013.  Overdose […]