Given the ability of chemists to reinvent dangerous psychoactive substances like fentanyl, China faces a battle to make meaningful inroads into the growing trade. Photo: AFP
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SCMP Editorial

War against synthetic opioids must be won

  • Following an epidemic of overdose deaths in the United States, Xi Jinping has served notice that mainland traffickers will face the full force of the law

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Given the ability of chemists to reinvent dangerous psychoactive substances like fentanyl, China faces a battle to make meaningful inroads into the growing trade. Photo: AFP
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