Along with thousands of other communities, Lubbock struggled with fentanyl supplies on the illicit drug market that were stealing the lives of Texans. The arrest of four people put an end to fentanyl deaths—for the moment, at least.
“If only I had known then what I know now, I would never have taken that first hit.” This is the common cry of drug addicted people all over the world. It matters little if the drug is heroin, crystal methamphetamine, hashish or crack cocaine.
Heroin and the abuse of pain killers are spreading a deadly web over the world that is snaring younger and younger victims.