[Audio] Man Fakes Pain to Show How Easily Fentanyl is Prescribed
Fentanyl is the prescription opioid so deadly a dose the size of ten grains of sand can kill you.
In the US it’s fuelling a national emergency, making up a third of all drug overdoses there.
New exclusive figures show alarming numbers of Australians are dying from fentanyl overdoses at increasing rate.
Undercover recordings show just how easy it is to get. Hagar Cohen investigates.
Listen to the full report on Background Briefing, Sunday 26 November at 8am, repeated Tuesday 28 November at 9pm.