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Sunday August 14, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT

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An Unsettling Trend Within the Opioid Epidemic: A Warning for All Utahn’s

Thursday May 11, 2017

From 2013 to 2015, our state ranked seventh-highest in the nation for deadly drug overdoses. A new trend could see that number climb even higher.

Our crime lab is seeing multiple dangerous, and even unknown, compounds packed into illicitly manufactured pills and capsules, and often times criminals try to pass these off as the same type of opioids you would get from a pharmacist.

Please be aware and help spread this message.

Video produced by Chris Averett.

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