The United States is struggling to address an epidemic of opioid use. Photo: AFP

US welcomes China’s expanded clampdown on ‘deadly poison’ fentanyl

  • Inclusion of variants of the opioid in China’s controlled drugs list from May 1 greeted as ‘significant development’ by US authorities
  • American politicians had called for tougher action from China, believed to be the main source of fentanyl in the United States
Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids

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The United States is struggling to address an epidemic of opioid use. Photo: AFP
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