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      Synthetic Opioids: What are they and how do we analyze them?

      May 13, 2020 at 4:24 PM / by Jillian Neifeld, MS


      Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPSs) are drugs that have been made to have similar effects to common drugs of abuse. For example, synthetic opioids like fentanyl were created to make the user think they were taking heroin. However, these synthetic compounds have potencies that are sometimes much higher than their similar, more common drug of abuse.

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