Halloween is usually enjoyable and a fantastic time for kids to dress up as their favorite characters from movies, books, or video games and have fun playing games with their friends. Additionally, as an eight-year-old growing up in the beautiful world of calories not actually mattering, a night of eating as much candy as you want always sounds terrific.
But parents have reason to worry every year because of the sickos in our society.
This is the most recent concern a parent may have around Halloween, and it was made public by Derek Maltz, a former DEA agent. In light of the recent discovery of fentanyl tablets masked as candy in Connecticut by the DEA, he is advising parents to exercise caution and educate themselves on the fentanyl issue.
The DEA is alerting parents that lethal rainbow-colored drugs may be sold to youngsters in the weeks leading up to Halloween. The pills were discovered in packaging for Skittles and Nerds during the most recent drug bust in Connecticut.
Furthermore, we now know that 40% of the tablets contain a potentially fatal amount of fentanyl, according to the DEA.
Given how little children are relative to adults, which makes the amount necessary for mortality even less, that fatal level is very alarming.
advising parents to be on the lookout for those who would distribute the sweets to cause mayhem or attempt to sell the false candy to children.
Last but not least, he noted that fentanyl isn’t just any narcotic. Instead, it is poison, and if detected, it must be destroyed right away.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the general public about a disturbing new trend of colored fentanyl that is readily available around the country. Brightly colored fentanyl and fentanyl tablets were confiscated by the DEA and its law enforcement partners in 18 states in August 2022. The media has given the substance “rainbow fentanyl,” and it looks to be a new strategy being utilized by drug gangs to market extremely addictive and potentially lethal fentanyl to children and teenagers as sweets.