U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin

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Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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