Fentanyl Public Awareness Campaign Launched by Trucking Cares Foundation

Mar 11, 2024 | Headlines

The American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Cares Foundation and Facing Fentanyl have joined forces to sound the alarm about the increasing threat of the illicit fentanyl epidemic.

Cities and towns nationwide are awash in lethal fentanyl.  DEA reports that at least 7 in 10 counterfeit pills are deadly.  Fentanyl poisoning claims the lives of over 70,000 Americans each year, with a fentanyl-related death occurring approximately once every five minutes.  Fentanyl continues to be the number one killer of adults 18-45, and children under 14 are dying of fentanyl poisoning faster than any other age group.

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