Senators Write DOJ Regarding Fentanyl-Laced Letters

Six election offices received letters laced with various drugs in a single month. Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Deb Fischer of Nebraska recently wrote a letter to…

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Treasury Secretary Visits Mexico

She wants to enhance trade and curb drug trafficking.  On Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is meeting with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Mexico’s Secretary of…

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President Biden Seeks Cooperation in Fentanyl Crisis

He met with President Lopez Obrador of Mexico on Friday. During the APEC Summit in San Francisco earlier this week, President Joe Biden met with President Xi Jinping…

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FBI Makes Large Fentanyl Bust in Massachusetts 

At least 8 million doses were in heart-shaped candies. The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized more than 220 pounds of drugs and arrested three in a bust in…

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Justice Department Issues Indictments Over Fentanyl 

Indictments charge Chinese companies and their employees. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced eight indictments charging China-based companies and twelve against Chinese nationals with crimes relating to the production…

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Justice Department Charges Son of El Chapo with Fentanyl Trafficking

Mexican government approved his extradition. The Department of Justice has brought drug trafficking charges against Ovidio Guzman, who pleaded not guilty this week. Guzman, one of the four…

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FDA Approves 2nd Opioid Reversal Drug for Over-The-Counter Use

The nasal spray will be available prescription-free by next year. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the opioid overdose reversal drug RiVive for over-the-counter sale, making…

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DHS Secretary Provides Update on Anti-Fentanyl Operation

Operation Artemis has seized over 5,000 pounds of ingredients thus far. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas recently provided an update on Operation Artemis, highlighting its progress in…

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White House Recommits to Fighting Drug Overdoses at Summit

The opioid crisis changed dramatically due to fentanyl and other synthetic drugs. The White House held a joint summit with officials from Mexico and Canada this week, pledging…

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Treasury Sanctions Those with Ties to Counterfeit Drug Trade

Treasury Department partnered with Mexican law enforcement to identify 17 entities. The Department of the Treasury has sanctioned 17 individuals and entities based in China and Mexico for…

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