Heroin Bulletin 

Mother Warns Parents About Fentanyl Crisis

Mother, Sherri Kent sent a warning to parents across Canada after her son died from an overdose of fentanyl: you don’t need to be addicted to overdose on the drug. “My son was not an addict,” she wrote in a Facebook post on April 19. “He made a mistake that cost him his life.” Fentanyl is unlike other opioids in terms of sheer potency. By some estimates, the drug is up to 100 times more powerful than heroin, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And it’s increasingly being…

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Fentanyl Awareness 

DETECTIVES: HEROIN BEING SOLD IN UNIQUE PACKAGING ACTUALLY STRAIGHT FENTANYL

  Lancaster County law-enforcers are warning drug users to beware of heroin being sold in unique packaging because it is actually suspected straight fentanyl, a substance many times more lethal than heroin. The county Drug Task Force is also seeking information on individuals selling the suspected fentanyl, packaged in distinct purple-and-white checked bags. Heroin is most commonly sold here in blue bags. Detectives say they believe the potentially deadly substance is being distributed throughout Lancaster County and possibly beyond. “We are not mincing words here: These particular bags can and…

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