Powerful Painkiller Being Sold as Heroin in Vt.

By Lesley Engle

Published 02/06 2014 08:44AM

Updated 02/06 2014 10:06AM

Vermont State Police say a powerfull painkiller is being sold as heroin in the state.

Police say Fentanyl, an opiate that is generally used
intravenously in hospitals to treat pain, is being sold and packaged as heroin.

Police say that injecting Fentanyl can be lethal and will most likely lead to overdose and / or death.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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