New, deadlier trend in the raging opioid epidemic: Elephant tranquillizer
It’s 10,000X stronger than morphine, 100X stronger than fentanyl, and on the rise.
The drug is 10,000 times stronger than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl, just two milligrams of which is lethal—that’s about one toss of a salt shaker. Carfentanil can be absorbed through the skin, and just a puff from re-sealing a plastic bag can be lethal, raising risks for first-responders. Just a whiff can kill a drug-sniffing dog.