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How Two Mexican Drug Cartels Came to Dominate America’s Fentanyl Supply

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2022
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PAUL RATJE FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

At a half-built house in a barrio, a longtime Sinaloa cartel employee used a shovel to mix chemicals in a simmering oil barrel.

His concoction was an illegal form of fentanyl, which Mexican criminal organizations are churning out at high volume in laboratories and smuggling across the border. In a six-day workweek, the cook said, he can make enough fentanyl for hundreds of thousands of doses.

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