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 fentanyl in the first place, according to public health experts.
Jennifer Salfen-Tracy said her eldest son Cody Bishop is homeless in Las Vegas after becoming addicted to meth and heroin.
"This was a routine traffic stop that ended with a serious poison peddler behind bars," Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly said after the arrest of suspect Derick McKay, 36.
The 54-year-old was rushed to a local hospital in L.A. after paramedics found him with self-inflicted wounds to the stomach.
"This study is incredibly important, as it shows us that there are drugs available to treat the opioid crisis," an expert told Newsweek.
The sheriff's office said the seized goods were "literally enough to kill every single resident" in the county.
"He still has capability and resources while his kids run his business for him," Derek Maltz, former Special Operations head of the Drug Enforcement Agency, told Newsweek.
Andres Lopez Elorez jailed for six years for crimes committed during "dark chapter" in his life.
Federal prosecutors contend that Kevin "Wood" Blair, 47, of Pasadena, California, worked in tandem with Detroit-native Delano "Bop Bop" Leflore, 37, to oversee a drug mule syndicate.
A recorded call played aloud in Brooklyn federal courtroom features a purported FARC rebel and Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera. And Guzmán pushing the price down: "Listen, I'm going to buy 2 and leave Simon's [a nickname for Cifuentes] property to pay for the rest."
The country hopes that the program will provide a "better quality of life" to addicts.
Narcan rapidly reverses the effects of an overdose from opioids such as heroin, methadone, fentanyl and morphine.
"It could have been anybody. It could have been my kids."
Redmond O'Neal is accused of stabbing two men in seemingly random attacks.
The deputy tested it, and according to the sheriff's office...it wasn't vitamins.
"Don't worry, those are people that are tied to me...They are Taliban."
Researchers analyzed how to distinguish drug users from non-drug users via fingerprint samples.
"I remember when [Trump] was running for president, he talked about how beautiful New Hampshire was and how the drug problem here didn't make sense, and I agreed," said Rachel Behrens, who lives in the Manchester area and lost her 19-year-old son to a Fentanyl overdose last year. "At that time my son was alive, and now he isn't. It's way too late."