Published on 1 Aug 2017

Authorities issue public warning about addictive painkiller drug

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

The National Crime Agency and the NPCC have issued public warnings about the highly addictive painkiller drug marketed as Fentanyl. It’s one of the strongest opiates on the marke, more powerful than heroin and morphine. New figures show that 60 people in the UK died after coming into contact with the drug in the last 8 months and 70 other deaths are also being investigated.