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Subject:  A Shoebox of Fentanyl Date:  11/22/2019  2:36 PM
Author:  alevine001 Number:  115827 of 115956

This young woman was arrested transporting a shoebox containing 830 grams of Fentanyl:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/22/entertainment/american-idol-a...

Doesn't sound like so much....right?

Well, let's do a little comparison:

The A-bomb dropped on Hiroshima contained 64 kilograms of enriched Uranium (that's 64,000 grams). The death toll from the immediate blast and later deaths from radiation sickness in the ensuing months was estimated to be around 150,000.

What about a shoebox of Fentanyl?:

I routinely use 100 mcg (1/10 of a milligram) at the induction of a general anesthetic. 10 times that does (1 milligram) would be fatal for an opiate-naive adult.

So.....that shoebox of Fentanyl could potentially kill 800,000 people. Talk about a WMD!!

I'll let the board members decide whether to invest in drug treatment facilities....

.....or caskets.


Alan
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