Fentanyl is deadliest drug in America

Fentanyl packages (MGN Online / Alcibiades / Wikipedia)

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in the country and the most commonly used, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

The CDC says the synthetic opioid was responsible for nearly 29% of all overse deaths in 2016.

Before fentanyl, heroin was the drug most often found in unintentional overdose deaths.

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