Crushed powdered opioids fentanyl in spoon with pills and a syringe. On Thursday, US law enforcement officials reaffirmed the Trump administration’s contention that synthetic opioids produced in China are fuelling an opioid epidemic in the US. Photo: Shutterstock

Collaboration key to solving China-fuelled opioid epidemic, US officials say

Testifying at House hearing about ways to reduce imports of fentanyl, law enforcement officials avoid the tough talk used by Donald Trump

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Crushed powdered opioids fentanyl in spoon with pills and a syringe. On Thursday, US law enforcement officials reaffirmed the Trump administration’s contention that synthetic opioids produced in China are fuelling an opioid epidemic in the US. Photo: Shutterstock
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