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DEA launched new comprehensive law enforcement & prevention initiative aimed at reducing drug use & overdose deaths. “Operation Engage” allows participating field divisions to focus on biggest drug threat in their respective geographic areas. #opioidcrisis

SF’s DA’s office asking City Hall for $ 2.3 million in funding of new task force to pay salaries of task force & concentrate on solving city’s fentanyl crisis after 700 deaths attributed to fentanyl in 2020 with 61 new deaths in January. #opioidcrisis

Whenever one is tempted to provide protection or second chances to Purdue Pharma/Sackler business partners, remember this slide. FEDUpRally photo

Bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, would permanently make fentanyl, one substance fueling opioid epidemic, a Schedule I substance. Fentanyl contributed to 13,000 unintentional overdose deaths in Ohio alone between 2014-2019. #opioidcrisis

More than 130 people a day die from opioid-related drug overdoses. In an effort to help reduce the use of painkillers, OrthoLazer in Rochester NY uses laser technology to help do just that. "This is an option for them to not take a pill..." #opioidcrisis

Two Kentucky doctors were indicted and accused by federal authorities of illegally distributing opioids at pain clinic contributing to six former patients overdose deaths. They also billed millions in unnecessary medical testing to Medicaid. #opioidcrisis