Exposé: 64 Chinese companies selling fentanyl chemicals and equipment to Mexico’s cartels

They operate in the open despite the China pledges to take action in order to curb them. In Mexico, criminal organizations are turning fentanyl into poison that crosses the border into the United States.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Infobae) Since 2013, an unprecedented surge in fentanyl overdose deaths has been caused by heroin laced with illicitly produced fentanyl and/or fentanyl analogs (FAs) sold as heroin.

For years, China has been a primary source of fentanyl trafficked into the West. It is a powerful prescription drug for severe pain that's made and sold illegally. It led to more than 37,000 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2019, part of a national opioid crisis that has worsened this year during the coronavirus pandemic, according to federal health authorities.

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