Are laced drugs dangerous?

Laced drugs can be very dangerous, especially when they’re laced with a potent opioid like fentanyl. People can unknowingly consume more drugs than their system is used to, which can cause overdose and even death.

Why do people lace drugs?

Synthetic opioids like fentanyl are much cheaper to produce than other drugs like oxycodone or heroin. Drug dealers lace more expensive drugs with fentanyl to sell a less expensive product for more money. Others may intentionally lace their drugs to get a more intense...

What does laced mean?

When a drug or drink is laced, it means that it’s mixed with another substance. Typically, the person taking the drug does not know that the substance has been laced, but they may in some cases.
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