PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – Today is National Fentanyl Awareness Day. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey spoke about the dangers of the synthetic drug.
Fentanyl is the number one killer of adults aged 18 to 45, according to AG Morrisey’s office.
Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids kill nearly 70,000 Americans a year.
Attorney General Morrisey says it’s important to educate the public about this deadly substance.