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The New Killers In The Opioid Crisis

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Hayden Daniel Associate Editor
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Fentanyl, which is much more powerful than traditional opiates like morphine and heroin, has become the flagship opiate of the growing opioid crisis in the United States. Its offshoots, most notably carfentanyl, are in some instances hundreds of times more powerful than their parent drug and threaten to become the biggest killers in the opioid epidemic.