fentanyl crisis

China Claims It Has No Illicit Fentanyl Trade with Mexico

China’s government publicly claimed that it has no illicit Fentanyl trade with Mexico and it is up to the U.S. to stop its current opioid crisis. The statement from China comes days after Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made international headlines by claiming that his country was not a producer of Fentanyl and it was up to the U.S. and not him to stop the flow from other countries.

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: (RUSSIA OUT) Chinese President Xi Jinping waves arriving to the Elbphilharmone for the dinner during the G20 Summit on July,7,2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)

Arizona Cops Find 400K Fentanyl Pills During Traffic Stop

Police in Buckeye, Arizona, seized nearly 400,000 fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on a local highway on October 23. The seizure follows the capture of another 577,000 fentanyl pills at an Arizona/Mexico border crossing over the weekend and another 400,000 fentanyl pills the weekend before.

Buckeye, Arizona, police officers seize more nearly 400,000 fentanyl pills during a traffic stop. (Buckeye, Arizona, Police Department)