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The New York Times May 19, 2022

Fentanyl Tainted Pills Bought on Social Media Cause Youth Drug Deaths to Soar

by Jan Hoffman

Teenagers and young adults are turning to Snapchat, TikTok and other social media apps to find Percocet, Xanax and other pills. The vast majority are laced with deadly doses of fentanyl, police say.

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Trends in Drug Overdose Deaths Among US Adolescents, January 2010 to June 2021

J Friedman et al

This study assesses trends in drug overdose deaths among US adolescents aged 14 to 18 years from January 2010 to June 2021, by substance type and race and ethnicity, usin …

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