A warning from the Drug Enforcement Administration about fentanyl designed to look like candy has co-hosts of the Fox News roundtable show Five urge that strict precautions be taken Halloween.
In August, government agencies report that Vibrantly colored fentanyl pills, powders and blocks were seized in 18 states, with DEA administrator Anne Milgram saying the colors indicated “a deliberate attempt by drug traffickers”. drugs to promote addiction among children and young people”. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called the developments “really disturbing and really dangerous” during a news conference on Sunday and promote The government spends $290 million to tackle this problem through the Overdose Response Strategy teams.
“I’m glad he’s talking about it,” co-host Jeanine Pirro talk about Schumer. “But shouldn’t he alert the White House? Shouldn’t the White House talk about the fact that this is happening, or would it be too dangerous? “
“Sure,” Brian Kilmeade answered. “If you really care, you will really say, ‘China to cartel, across the border, into your bedroom, into your living room, into your dorm room.” That’s what he said. He’ll tell if he really cares. It’s not difficult.”
According to the DEA, Mexican corporations are primarily responsible for the…including chemicals purchased from China – into the United States.
Jesse Watters then came up with the idea of launching a cyberattack against China. “That’s what I would do,” he said, before noting that fentanyl can be more lucrative than other drugs and that it can be “very hard to detect.”
From there, Pirro brings up the discussion about how fentanyl will affect trick or treat and other Halloween gatherings that involve candy.
“Children are now out to trick or treat. I mean, basically the parent has to make the decision. You don’t let your kids take that candy. She said.
“You throw away all the Nerds and Cakes,” suggested Watters.
“Or,” suggested Dana Perino, “you decide not to have a big Halloween parade. There will be small groups with families we know. We will do this in our backyard or in our basement. “
After Kilmeade said that Perino’s idea reminded him of pandemic-era measures, Perino said she was surprised that the Biden administration had not called an “urgent Cabinet meeting” on Sunday. the increase of fentanyl-related deaths in recent years. However, she commended the DEA for “doing the best it could” to raise public awareness, pointing out One pill can kill campaign.