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Fentanyl crisis in Kansas demands awareness and education

Updated: Sep 10, 2022

By Thomas Schmidt Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 12:33 PM CDT TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Law enforcement among others met today at the Topeka Law Enforcement Center to discuss the impacts of fentanyl in Kansas. Already in the first 3 months of 2022 there have been over 2,500 drug overdoses in Kansas. That comes after seeing a 54% increase in drug overdoses in the first 6 months of 2021. Libby Davis lost her son Cooper to a fentanyl overdose last year. “That sent us into this world of trying to use Cooper’s story as a cautionary tale and to hopefully save lives of others,” said Davis.

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