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Fentanyl Test Strips: Fact Sheet Now Available

Publication Date: Jun 16, 2021
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To help curb the spike in drug overdose deaths largely driven by fentanyl and fentanyl analogs, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced, on April 7, 2021, that federal funding can now be used to purchase fentanyl test strips (FTS).  FTS are disposable, single-use tests that can detect the presence of fentanyl or fentanyl analogs in a substance.

Learn more about fentanyl test strips in the new fact sheet from the Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association. 

Read the SAMHSA press release: Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips