The Emerging Role of Toxic Adulterants in Street Drugs in the US Illicit Opioid Crisis.

The Emerging Role of Toxic Adulterants in Street Drugs in the US Illicit Opioid Crisis. Public Health Rep. 2019 Nov 18;:33354919887741 Authors: Singh VM, Browne T, Montgomery J PMID: 31738861 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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