Plastic bags of Fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. US lawmakers have proposed sanctions against Chinese suppliers of the synthetic opioid. Photo: ReutersPlastic bags of Fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. US lawmakers have proposed sanctions against Chinese suppliers of the synthetic opioid. Photo: Reuters
Plastic bags of Fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. US lawmakers have proposed sanctions against Chinese suppliers of the synthetic opioid. Photo: Reuters

US lawmakers propose going after Chinese suppliers of fentanyl

  • Legislation would levy economic sanctions on any individual identified as taking part in the production or trafficking of the synthetic opioid
  • Proposal follows enactment of a law that equips postal service to better screen for international shipments of fentanyl

Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids
Plastic bags of Fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. US lawmakers have proposed sanctions against Chinese suppliers of the synthetic opioid. Photo: ReutersPlastic bags of Fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. US lawmakers have proposed sanctions against Chinese suppliers of the synthetic opioid. Photo: Reuters
Plastic bags of Fentanyl seized at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. US lawmakers have proposed sanctions against Chinese suppliers of the synthetic opioid. Photo: Reuters
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