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The White House and Federal scientists are pushing the myth that marijuana is laced with Fentanyl

“This is part of a wider fentanyl panic that goes beyond having alternative facts [and] leads to bad decisions,” -Northeastern University drug policy expert Leo Beletsky.

“The danger in a moral panic is that we see this overreaction that leads to a replay of the mistakes of the crack cocaine crisis,” Beletsky said. The [White House] administration has called for executing drug dealers, for example, and police departments have been spooked by bogus reports that touching fentanyl can trigger a fatal overdose. “We need to move beyond the universe of alternative facts.”

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The White House And federal scientists Are pushing the myth that marijuana is laced with Fentanyl
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