SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Federal authorities in San Diego issued a warning to the public today regarding the severe dangers posed by counterfeit prescription pills containing the extremely potent and often deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. Since the beginning of this year, there have been 92 local deaths involving the drug, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. "That's how many of our neighbors in San Diego County have died from a fentanyl drug overdose so far in 2019,'' DEA San Diego Special Agent in Charge Karen Flowers said. "That is 92 too many. The game has changed. Fentanyl is a killer, and your drug dealer or best friend are the murderers.'' Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl for distribution thro
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