China bans more synthetic opioids blamed for US drug deaths

Posted By on June 19, 2017

China will ban a designer drug called U-47700 and three others, following US pressure to do more to control synthetic opioids blamed for fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States, anti-drugs officials said in Beijing on Monday.
In China, U-47700 has until now been a legal alternative to fentanyl and potent derivatives like carfentanil. Its usage has been growing among US opioid addicts.
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Source: China News
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