Fentanyl

Expert: Addiction Is A Growing Public Health Crisis 

On Tuesday, the House of Delegates committee on the Prevention & Treatment of Substance Abuse heard that addiction continues to claim thousands of lives each year, but a bill that would have set up a pilot recovery program in Cabell County died in committee. 

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Morrisey Calls For Tougher Fentanyl Legislation, New Federal Classification

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is renewing a request that Congress classify fentanyl as a “weapon of mass destruction” as part of his battle for tougher legislation against the opioid epidemic.

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Fentanyl Used To Drive Addiction In W.Va.: Youth Increasingly Targeted

Addiction has taken a very public toll on West Virginia. Recent CDC statistics show a decrease in overdose deaths, but authorities face an uphill challenge in stemming the flow of fentanyl into the state.

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Discovery Of 'Rainbow Fentanyl' In Morgantown Signals Increase In Counterfeit Pills

U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia Wiliam Ihlenfeld and West Virginia law enforcement officials say the discovery of "Rainbow Fentanyl" in Morgantown should serve as a stark warning to the public.

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