Halloween Candy Drugs: Be Aware!


Parents have long been concerned that Halloween candy contains fentanyl.

you do not need to be concerned about fentanyl in your children's Halloween candy....

Experts and officials believe it's a misconception that you may find fentanyl in Halloween candy.

Fentanyl is a lab-made opioid. Two-thirds of the 108,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. last year were caused by fentanyl.

In Washington State, fentanyl-related drug overdose deaths are rising rapidly.

As August, the DEA warned that "brightly colored fentanyl" was being found in pills, powder, and chalk-looking blocks.

The DEA said lab tests revealed the chemical wasn't more strong than uncolored fentanyl

Drug use and harm reduction experts told they didn't believe the DEA

Even while scientists agreed fentanyl is dangerous for public health, there is no proof adolescents and teens are being targeted.