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Fentanyl Now Being Mixed With Animal Sedative

Different forms of fentanyl | Image by Joaquin Corbalan P/Shutterstock
Different forms of fentanyl | Image by Joaquin Corbalan P/Shutterstock

Health alerts have been issued after the drug medetomidine, a sedative used in veterinary medicine, has been mixed with fentanyl, according to ZeroHedge:

“According to a libertarian drug policy analyst, the emergence of this new drug continues an acrimonious relationship between illicit substances and law enforcement’s attempt to control them that began in the first chapter of the War on Drugs: Prohibition.

“Both cities of Chicago and Philadelphia have issued health alerts warning of the drug medetomidine being mixed with fentanyl after an increase in overdoses.

“According to the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), medetomidine is more potent than xylazine, also a veterinary sedative that has made it into street narcotics labeled the “zombie drug.”

To read the entire ZeroHedge article, click HERE.

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