Regional fentanyl trends in Phoenix and Pittsburgh will be discussed along with safety concerns with unknown white powders. Handheld field testing technology will also be discussed including RAMAN and IMS.
This webinar will discuss trends in Phoenix and Pittsburgh for fentanyl, fentalogues, and other novel opioids. Yearly trends, types of packaging, and specific drugs will be discussed. One of the interesting differences between Phoenix and Pittsburgh is the type of heroin being encountered, black tar versus powder. This difference has an important impact on the fentanyl supply to these two areas and the form of fentanyl, pills vs. powder.
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