The sun sets in Kensington, a Philadelphia neighbourhood severely hit by the influx of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Photo: Xinyan YuThe sun sets in Kensington, a Philadelphia neighbourhood severely hit by the influx of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Photo: Xinyan Yu
The sun sets in Kensington, a Philadelphia neighbourhood severely hit by the influx of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Photo: Xinyan Yu

Streets of Philadelphia: Those caught in US fentanyl crisis say solutions lie at home, not in China

  • Trump administration has focused on Chinese production of the synthetic opioid
  • But users in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighbourhood say the real fight is demand, not supply

Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids
The sun sets in Kensington, a Philadelphia neighbourhood severely hit by the influx of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Photo: Xinyan YuThe sun sets in Kensington, a Philadelphia neighbourhood severely hit by the influx of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Photo: Xinyan Yu
The sun sets in Kensington, a Philadelphia neighbourhood severely hit by the influx of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Photo: Xinyan Yu
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