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Latest Lethal Opioid Threat: Gray Death

Gray Death is a combo of opioids blamed for thousands of fatal overdoses, including heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, and a synthetic called U-47700.

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A dangerous mix of opioids called ‘gray death' is causing overdoses in parts of the US

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's being called "gray death" - a new and dangerous opioid combo that underscores the ever-changing nature of the U.S. addiction crisis. Investigators who nicknamed the mixture have detected it or recorded overdoses blamed on it in Alabama, Georgia and Ohio. The drug looks like concrete mix and varies in consistency from a…

Andrew Welsh-Huggins reports for the Associated Press. 

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