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Bulk Fentanyl Arrest

A couple of manual pill press machines used to mass-produce fake pills containing fentanyl sold on the dark net and through dealers openly operating on social media sites are displayed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Central District of California offices in Los Angeles, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.

Damian Dovarganes

Bulk Fentanyl Arrest

A couple of manual pill press machines used to mass-produce fake pills containing fentanyl sold on the dark net and through dealers openly operating on social media sites are displayed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Central District of California offices in Los Angeles, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.

Damian Dovarganes

The fentanyl crisis continues across Chicagoland

Fentanyl is taking more lives every year in the United States as more of the drug enters the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can’t track the number of overdose deaths in real time, but according to 2021 data, fentanyl was the primary cause of tracked drug overdoses last year. Reset digs deeper into a conversation around fentanyl. What makes it so deadly and how are we tackling this issue in the city? GUESTS: Tanya Sorrell, director of the Rush Substance Use Disorder Center of Excellence and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Rush Taylor Wood, lead technician and drug checking program manager for Chicago Recovery Alliance

A couple of manual pill press machines used to mass-produce fake pills containing fentanyl sold on the dark net and through dealers openly operating on social media sites are displayed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Central District of California offices in Los Angeles, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.

Damian Dovarganes

   

Fentanyl is taking more lives every year in the United States as more of the drug enters the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can’t track the number of overdose deaths in real time, but according to 2021 data, fentanyl was the primary cause of tracked drug overdoses last year.

Reset digs deeper into a conversation around fentanyl. What makes it so deadly and how are we tackling this issue in the city?

GUESTS: Tanya Sorrell, director of the Rush Substance Use Disorder Center of Excellence and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Rush

Taylor Wood, lead technician and drug checking program manager for the Chicago Recovery Alliance

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