Friday, April 24, 2020

"Most fentanyl originates in Wuhan" so "Cartels are scrambling"

LAT:

Vendors there shipped huge quantities around the world. The biggest customers were Mexican drug cartels, which have embraced fentanyl in recent years because it is cheaper and easier to produce than heroin.

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vendors switched to selling other products, including face masks and anti-malarial drugs that some doctors and politicians initially hoped would help treat the coronavirus.

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it’s likely that Mexican cartels are already designing more resilient supply chains.