A US Drug Enforcement Administration chemist checks confiscated powder containing fentanyl at a lab in New York in October 2019. Photo: TNS
A US Drug Enforcement Administration chemist checks confiscated powder containing fentanyl at a lab in New York in October 2019. Photo: TNS

US slaps sanctions on Chinese firms in crackdown on deadly drugs

  • Up to US$5 million has been offered for the arrest of Chuen Fat Yip for alleged production of anabolic steroids and sale of fentanyl ingredients
  • In addition to Chinese painkiller makers, the measures target criminal gangs in Mexico and Brazil

Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids
A US Drug Enforcement Administration chemist checks confiscated powder containing fentanyl at a lab in New York in October 2019. Photo: TNS
A US Drug Enforcement Administration chemist checks confiscated powder containing fentanyl at a lab in New York in October 2019. Photo: TNS
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