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DEA Issues Public Safety Alert on Xylazine

Posted by Informed Families on March 27, 2023 at 10:26 AM

 Important announcement from DEA! The DEA is warning the American public of a sharp increase in the trafficking of fentanyl mixed with Xylazine. Xylazine, also known as “Tranq,” is a powerful sedative that the FDA has approved for veterinary use.

Xylazine is making the deadliest drug threat our country has ever faced, fentanyl, even deadlier,” said Administrator Milgram. “DEA has seized xylazine and fentanyl mixtures in 48 of 50 States. The DEA Laboratory System is reporting that in 2022 approximately 23% of fentanyl powder and 7% of fentanyl pills seized by the DEA contained xylazine.

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