Bloomberg has posted an article which has a detailed analysis of the increase of fentanyl related deaths over the past decade. The article contains a number of dynamic graphics and should be viewed on the Bloomberg web site. The graphic above is just one of the many graphics included in the article.
Drug maker Emergent BioSolutions is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration to sell Narcan over the counter, without need for a prescription.
The medication, an easy-to-use nasal spray version of the drug naloxone, has a strong track record reversing deadly opioid overdoses, which have soared in recent years largely because of the spread of fentanyl.
Read the full article on the NPR web site.
The Fentanyl Victims Network of North Carolina has officially been recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Status has been assigned retroactively to August 29, 2022. All dontations, including past donations, are now considered tax deductable.