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Fentanyl is the most deadly drug in America: CDC

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Fentanyl is the most deadly drug in America: CDCTom PettyTom Petty

Fentanyl is the most deadly drug in America: CDC

This drug is a killer Fentanyl now ranks as the most deadly drug in America, health officials said Wednesday The synthetic opioid was responsible for 18,335 overdose deaths in 2016, the National Center for Health Statistics said That's more than any other drug Fentanyl is up to 50 times more powerful than heroin The drug has also been linked to many high-profile deaths, such as Prince, Tom Petty and rappers Lil Peep and Mac Miller The new report found 29% of all overdose deaths in 2016 involved fentanyl By comparison, heroin caused 15,961 overdose deaths in 2016, the report stated

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