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New law is aimed at stopping drug shipments in mail

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ABC ACTION NEWS-WFTS
OCTOBER 29, 2018

By Adam Walser

“They’re purchasing fentanyl on the dark web. They’re purchasing it via the internet,” said DEA Supervisor Mike Furgason, a supervisor for the Drug Enforcement Administration. And drug traffickers are no longer smuggling in drugs across the borders – they’re shipping it directly through the U.S. Postal Service.

“These are weapons of mass destruction,” said former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. Over 70,000 Americans died last year.”