(THE EPOCH TIMES) – There has been an almost 11,000 percent increase in fentanyl seizures in Montana since 2019, according to the state’s attorney general.
In 2022, the Rocky Mountain High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA)—a federal program that consists of 30 counties altogether in Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming—confiscated 206,955 dosage units of fentanyl in The Treasure State, a 10,800 percent increase since 2019, when 1,900 dosage units of the drug were seized.
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Last year’s figure is also 146,378 more dosage units than in 2021, or three times more said Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen in a Feb. 24 press release.