DEA reports 150% jump in fake prescription pill seizures in 2022

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Pills made from deadly fentanyl and disguised to look like legitimate prescription pills continue to pour into the United States, including Ohio and Northern Kentucky, at unprecedented rates.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reported Wednesday that its staff seized more than 50 million fake prescription pills tainted with fentanyl last year, which is 150% leap from the 20 million-plus fakes agents seized in 2021.

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