Internet sales allow synthetic opioids to reach nearly every region of the country via packages in the mail
Mon, Jun 12, 2017 - 5:50 AM
No federal agencies have released data on the prevalence of drugs ordered online. But the leading sites are doing far more business than the original Silk Road.
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AS the country's opioid crisis worsens, US authorities are confronting a resurgent, unruly player in the illicit trade of the deadly drugs, one that threatens to be even more formidable than the cartels.