National Fentanyl Awareness and Prevention Day: How fentanyl impacts the Midlands

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Published: Aug. 21, 2023 at 10:57 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Monday is National Fentanyl Awareness and Prevention Day.

Officials with the Drug Enforcement Administration call fentanyl the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered.

Currently, agencies nationwide are trying to educate the public and warn you about the growing abundance of the drug.

There’s still a lot to learn about this drug as well as the tools being used to fight it.

Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford speaks about the impacts of fentanyl in the community.

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