President Donald Trump sung the praises of China using the death penalty for drug offenses on Monday, while adding that he doesn't know if the U.S. is "ready" for such measures.
The world's first biometric opioid vending machine was recently launched in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an attempt to reduce overdose deaths.
A Rhode Island police dog is back on the beat after surviving an accidental fentanyl exposure during a drug bust.
Heather Alfonso's patients largely did not have cancer, the condition for which the drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Antonella Barba appeared on "Idol" in 2007, the year Jordin Sparks won the popular singing competition.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has doubled its arrests in a year, but hard narcotics at the border have more than doubled.
Jarred Rome represented the U.S. at the Olympics in 2004 and 2012 and was found unresponsive in his hotel room after complaining of feeling unwell.
The drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl, according to the DEA.
People largely do not become addicted to opioids after visits to the emergency room for car crashes, falls and other types of acute injuries that might warrant prescription painkillers, a new study shows.
Trump has repeatedly called on China to do more to stem the flow of fentanyl into the U.S., where it is helping drive the opioid crisis.
Cartels have "presses" that give the pills the name and likeness of their prescription counterparts after they are laced with fentanyl in "dirty barrels," according to WFXT Boston.
But federal policies to slow the opioid crisis could be supporting the market demand for these drugs, public health experts warn
More than 40 pounds of the opioid were discovered in the house in Dayton.
Kimberly Nelligan has appeared in court after she was arrested nearly a year after the death of her daughter.
Lewiston Police Officer Nicholas Meserve stole the fentanyl weeks before dying from an overdose.
The sheriff's office said the seized goods were "literally enough to kill every single resident" in the county.
"I think there's no more important point," Trump said of China giving the death penalty to drug dealers.
The victims, aged between 19 and 30, all seemed to know each other.
So far there have been 92 fatal overdoses in the county this year.
It is 50 times more potent than pure heroin and 80 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.
Prison staff are thought to have been exposed to synthetic drugs.
Carey Dean Moore has been on death row for almost 40 years.
Carey Dean Moore is set to be the first prisoner executed in Nebraska in two decades.