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A Colorado district attorney on how fentanyl is affecting her city

Glassine pouches of confirmed fentanyl are displayed at the Drug Enforcement Administration Northeast Regional Laboratory Oct. 8, 2019 in New York (Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images)
Glassine pouches of confirmed fentanyl are displayed at the Drug Enforcement Administration Northeast Regional Laboratory Oct. 8, 2019 in New York (Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images)

More than 900 people in Colorado died of a fentanyl overdose in 2021. Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Denver District Attorney Beth McCann about the cases she’s seeing related to fentanyl in her city.

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