Newsletter - New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christihttps://stopdrugscorpuschristi.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christien-us2021-08-03T00:28:34.6679872-05:00Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19https://stopdrugscorpuschristi.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christi&newsletterid=25912/17/2020 12:00:00 AMOver 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period, according to recent provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/p1218-overdose-deaths-covid-19.html">&lt;Full Story&gt;</a>THC Infused Dental Pick Info Bulletinhttps://stopdrugscorpuschristi.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christi&newsletterid=2101/29/2020 2:38:04 PM<div>(U/OS) The product is marketed under the trade name of Moon Picks&trade;. The product is sold as a wooden &#8220;dental pick&#8221; that has been saturated with a choice of THC, CBD or a non-marijuana based product, called &#8220;XERO&#8221;, to help address the condition of &#8220;dry mouth&#8221;.Fentanyl Completely Integrated into Black Markethttps://stopdrugscorpuschristi.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christi&newsletterid=2048/15/2019 12:00:00 AM<font face="times">&#8220;Fentanyl is just so completely integrated into our black market drug supply now,&#8221; Brennan told Yahoo Finance. &#8220;We see fentanyl being sold on the street by itself combined with some dilutants.Counterfeit "Oxys" Containing Dangerous Fentanylhttps://stopdrugscorpuschristi.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christi&newsletterid=1318/16/2018 8:18:20 AM<font face="times">Police in Gulfport Mississippi have issued a warning to the public (May 7, 2018) about counterfeit Oxycodone tablets that look like regular &#8220;oxys&#8221; but are actually made of the dangerous synthetic opioid fentanyl. Analysis in a DEA lab revealed the pills contained no oxycodone at all.'America's deadliest drug' found on streets of Houstonhttps://stopdrugscorpuschristi.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=New Trends and Emerging Threats - Corpus Christi&newsletterid=946/27/2017 12:00:00 AM<div><font face="times">What has been dubbed "America's deadliest drug" has been found on the streets of Houston, according to city leaders.</font></div><div><font face="times"><br></font></div><div><font face="times">Officials said Tuesday that officers recently found 80 grams of a substance that they thought was methamphetamine and sent it to a lab for testing. Those tests revealed that the substance that was found was actually a powerful opioid called carfentanil.