Archived Report: September 2 - September 8, 2019
Archived Report: October 14 - October 20, 2019
Weekly Insights
China’s role in the US fentanyl epidemic exposed
The New York Times editorial on how a DEA agent cracked a global fentanyl ring was the top story of the week in opioids. The story follows the complex investigation of a DEA agent who followed his curiosity after a teen in North Dakota died of a fentanyl overdose. His search led him all the way to a Chinese distributor who was the source of narcotics for eight other federal investigations. Commenters are calling the editorial unprecedented as the author spent two years investigating the story. The story also highlightes the complicated ways that fentanyl is transported and reaches individuals.

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