The U.S. already pressured China to ban fentanyl once. Supply grew exponentially afterwards.
A number of signs found in Sinaloa suggest as much, but sources say it is a ploy for more control of the lucrative business.
The Alameda County Coroner's office confirmed today that the Euphoria star consumed a deadly cocktail of drugs.
Police said three other children also overdosed. Grei Mendez and Carlisto Brito are facing depraved indifference murder charges in relation to the case.
The authors of a new study charting a deadly “fourth wave” of drug overdoses tell VICE News that media reports attributing the rise to cocaine and meth being cut with synthetic opioids are wrong.
The body of Luis Javier Benítez Espinoza, known as “El Fourteen,” was found outside a local hospital days after he was added to the most wanted list.
A June VICE News investigation in Quintana Roo found numerous counterfeit pills that contained dangerous drugs like fentanyl and meth.
"The Wire" creator David Simon had asked for leniency in the case, saying the late actor would not want to see the 71-year-old dealer, who struggled with addiction, jailed.
Tourists can buy opioids and benzos in Mexico without prescriptions. Many of the pills are fake and laced with fentanyl and meth, a VICE News investigation with the Bunk Police shows.
The latest drug panic is dogs getting high and sick after eating human feces laced with meth and fentanyl. Experts say it's not a real issue.