Listen: Controversial tool emerges in opioid fight: fentanyl test strips
"We have tens of thousands of people dying of opioid overdoses, you cheers. And we need to use as many tools that are at our just. Puzzle as we can to try to prevent that. And try to steer people. It's a treatment. What the proponents of this say is that they hope that a trip will help to prevent it over overdoses and happening and be that it will generate engagement between drug users and harm reduction people and that that will give them an opening to talk about their lives. We'll talk about their addiction talk about what potential treatment options and hopefully get them into one of those programs. Sorry on Wall Street Journal reporter Orion Campbell Flora's. He says the strips are dipped in water containing a minute amount of a drug and generally provide result within a minute overdose prevention organizations, I started buying handing out sentinel about two years ago now states, like California and Rhode Island and cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio are distributing them or plan to soon. It's nineteen minutes. Now after the hour on. On this morning. Jennifer Kushinka is"