Plastic bags of fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, in 2017. Photo: Reuters

US imposes sanctions on suspected Chinese fentanyl producers

  • Three individuals and two companies are added to US Treasury Department list of entities whose US assets may be frozen
  • US President Donald Trump recently accused Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping of reneging on commitment to crack down on exports of the synthetic opioid
Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids

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Plastic bags of fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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