13 Dec 2017

Is the 'drop dead' drug in NZ?

From The Panel, 4:40 pm on 13 December 2017

The drug that caused President Trump to declare an Opioid epidemic, Fentanyl, has now been connected to a string of deaths in Australia. The 10 overdoses on the drug nicknamed 'drop dead', a mix of fentanyl and heroin, are thought to be the first deaths outside of North America. New Zealand Customs says they're monitoring the situation carefully, Investigations Manager Bruce Berry tells us more about why it's so concerning.

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