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Santa Clara County forms working group to reduce fentanyl deaths, trafficking

Original post made on Apr 5, 2022

Santa Clara County officials announced Friday the establishment of a working group that will focus on reducing local deaths due to the highly potent opioid fentanyl.

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Posted by dena
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 5, 2022 at 1:44 pm

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I hope this group isn't afraid to focus on the root of the problem - an open border, which makes it so easy for drug dealers to bring this horrible drug into our country.

Posted by Annette
a resident of College Terrace
on Apr 7, 2022 at 8:32 pm

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Here's an idea: lobby Congress to STOP all the drug advertising on television. Young people watching American t.v can conclude only this: drugs are acceptable, there's a drug for every problem, and adults use them all the time. We can hardly set that example - constantly - and expect our youth to not follow it.

One pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small, and the ones that mother gives you . . .

Posted by Bill Bucy
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 8, 2022 at 11:39 am

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Fentanyl test strips are inexpensive and easy to use. Given young people will experiment with drugs and given the ubiquity of fentanyl in all types of so-called recreational drugs, the strips should be made available for free just as condoms often are.

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 9, 2022 at 12:01 pm

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Yes - the border is where this problem is originating in the US. Close the border. Stop the human trafficking, drugs, etc.

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