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Hollywood’s Sobering New Reality of Fentanyl Lacing

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

BY GARY BAUM, EVAN NICOLE BROWN

DECEMBER 1, 2021 10:15AM

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The ultra-powerful synthetic painkiller is increasingly mixed with other drugs, from cocaine to Xanax and Adderall, leading to a spate of high-profile overdoses and deaths across the entertainment community: "People often don’t know that they’re taking it."


A string of fentanyl deaths and overdoses is rattling Hollywood. ILLUSTRATION BY NICOLE RIFKIN