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By Staff On Friday, November 8th, 2019

DEA warns of deadly fake prescription pills in Philadelphia region

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public to dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of fake oxycodone pills containing fentanyl, a More...

By Staff On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

DEA Says Most Pennsylvania Drug Overdose Deaths Last Year Involved Fentanyl

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Philadelphia Field Division announced the release of its Analysis of Overdose Deaths in Pennsylvania 2016 report Thursday, and key findings from the report indicate More...

By Staff On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

DEA Says There Were 4,642 Drug Overdose Deaths in Pennsylvania in 2016

There were 4,642 drug-related overdose deaths reported by coroners and medical examiners in Pennsylvania for 2016, according to an announcement Thursday by Gary Tuggle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, December 26th, 2016

DEA Report Describes Battle Against ‘Prescription Opioid Epidemic’ in Pennsylvania

“Nearly 80,000 prescribers throughout the United States wrote more than 6.5 million prescriptions for nearly 500 million dosage units of oxycodone and hydrocodone products in 2015, which is enough to supply More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Major DEA operation underway in Hilltown

Photo courtesy Google The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is conducting what appears to be a significant enforcement operation in Hilltown Township. Fire police in Hilltown Township closed a portion of More...