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Fentanyl overdose hits record-breaking level for young adults, data shows

Source: KATU2 ABC

by Evan Schreiber, KATU Staff | Thursday, December 23rd 2021



Milwaukie Police Department Detective Tony Cereghino points to fake prescription pain pills laced with dangerous and highly-potent fentanyl that were recently seized in an arrest. (KATU)

New death data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows overdose issues continue to climb into record-breaking territory and fentanyl is to blame in most cases.