Fake prescription drugs on the rise
Justin King has seen the devastation fake prescription pills laced with fentanyl or methamphetamine can have on a family.
“Every time you see a death or hear of a death, it’s tragic,” said King, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Omaha Division special agent in charge. “It doesn’t matter the age. I’ve seen everything from children to seniors and everything in between.”
Consider most recently the account of two rural Midwesterners who died. “They thought they were using cocaine, but it had fentanyl in it,” King explained.
Or the teenager who passed a pill at a party and was told it was safe because a friend promised: “I got ...
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