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How Did Fentanyl Go From Saving to Taking Lives?

Unlike the myth of the “crack baby,” fentanyl’s danger is real and documented exhaustively in communities across the United States. No one needs statistics to know something’s wrong when ERs see more than a dozen overdoses a night and wealthy, famous people like Prince and Tom Petty are killed.

You might be thinking both musical geniuses died with a needle in their arm like the…

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I have learned not to compromise. Author of 45 books, former exec, Nebula Award nominee, poor. Interests: future, science, tech, ethics, nature, cooperatives

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I have learned not to compromise. Author of 45 books, former exec, Nebula Award nominee, poor. Interests: future, science, tech, ethics, nature, cooperatives

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