Fentanyl, a potent opioid used as a pain medication is addictive, dangerous and a growing cause of overdose deaths. On September 14, an LA high school student died and a second one was hospitalized from an apparent overdose of counterfeit pills containing Fentanyl.

Local police are investigating the incident at Bernstein High School in Hollywood  as a homicide after being called to the scene by a parent who found a student experiencing overdose symptoms. 

The student alerted the parent about a friend who had also taken the drug, which they'd  bought as Percocet pills in a nearby park. When the second …

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