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Fentanyl as a Chemical Weapon   [open pdf - 345KB]

From the Document: "Fentanyl is a major topic in the news these days because of its significant contribution to the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States. It clearly is a major counternarcotic challenge. But there also has been some reporting, including about congressional interest, as to whether fentanyl additionally should be considered a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) and whether U.S. Government chemical defense efforts should place greater emphasis on it. This paper provides some perspective on fentanyl as a chemical weapon."

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2019-12
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Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction: https://wmdcenter.ndu.edu/
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