Homeland Security is reportedly considering labeling fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction

Homeland Security is reportedly considering labeling fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction

The drug’s high toxicity and increasing availability are "attractive" to potential adversaries "seeking nonconventional materials for a chemical attack," James McDonnell, an assistant secretary at DHS, wrote in the memo, according to Task & Purpose. McDonnell wrote that "as little as" 2 to 3 milligrams of fentanyl can induce respiratory depression, respiratory arrest and possibly death.

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