Montana’s Fentanyl Seizures Skyrocketed 11,000% In Past 4 Years
‘This poison is killing Montanans,’ state’s attorney general says
View Source | February 24, 2023 5:19 pm
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- There has been an almost 11,000 percent spike in fentanyl seizures in Montana since 2019, the state’s attorney general reported.
- In 2022, the Rocky Mountain High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA)—a federal program that involves 30 counties across Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming—confiscated 206,955 dosage units of fentanyl in The Treasure State, a 10,800 percent uptick since 2019, when 1,900 dosage units of the drug were seized.
- Last year’s figure is also more than triple the amount seized in 2021, said Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen in a Feb. 24 press release.
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