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Overdose epidemic from fentanyl in US

Illegally made versions of the drug fentanyl is responsible for a large increase of overdose deaths in the US. It can kill users by shutting down their respiratory system.

Painkiller misuse in US doubles in decade

According to the US National Institute on Drug Abuse the increasing misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences.

SA implements 5 year plan to end drug abuse and trafficking

The South African government urges the public to get involved in the fight against drug and alcohol abuse in light of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as well as National Substance Awareness Day on the 26th of June.

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