…overdoses spike climbs to 23
Fentanyl-laced or “particularly pure,” fentanyl, or furanyl fentanyl [are the three substances apparently causing the overdoses, according to interviews conducted by the Register Guard].
[Furanyl fentanyl] was… made illegal in November 2016. Similar to heroin and morphine, but is a hundred times more potent, produces a longer-lasting high and is more difficult to treat if a person overdoses, the article states.
*Report discussing Eugene/Springfield Area
Original Article (Register Guard):
Eugene-Springfield heroin overdoses spike climbs to 23
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