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Legalizing Test Strips To Stave Off Overdose Deaths

To combat the nation's Fentanyl crisis, test strips must be sold over the counter at CVS, Walgreens, etc.

Fentanyl Test Strips

Many states are resorting to legalizing the testing strips to address the distressing rise in Fentanyl-related overdose deaths in the United States. So far, these test devices have been prohibited under drug paraphernalia laws. Georgia is the latest to join the growing list of states like New Mexico, Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Alabama decriminalizing the possession and use of the test strips.

The synthetic opioid Fentanyl is mass-manufactured by drug cartels in Mexico with raw materials sourced mainly from China. Drug cartels push the drug into America through the porous United States-Mexican border.

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