Code Black: Synthetic opioids leading to more deaths on the Suncoast
Aug09

Code Black: Synthetic opioids leading to more deaths on the Suncoast

MANATEE COUNTY- Fentanyl and Carfentanyl, are stronger and more dangerous than other opioids, but they follow the same path to the Suncoast. Synthetic Opioids like Fentanyl were developed for people suffering from things like stage 4 cancers and significant pain. Now dealers are selling it on the streets. “Morphine is kind of the barrier as far as what pain management is measured on,” Capt. Todd Shear said. “So Fentanyl is about 100...

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Political Corner: Buchanan discusses opioid crisis, White House
Jul18

Political Corner: Buchanan discusses opioid crisis, White House

SARASOTA — In Part 2 of this week’s Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner continues the conversation with U.S. Congressman Vern Buchanan. During the segment, Buchanan talks about families affected by the opioid crisis and the latest on the fight to stop these illegal drugs. Buchanan also shares his views on the Trump Administration. The post Political Corner: Buchanan discusses opioid crisis, White House appeared first on SNN...

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