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Pennsylvania State Crackdown on Xylazine: The Animal Tranquilizer Fueling the Opioid Crisis in the US

Access to xylazine, an animal tranquilizer found mixed with opioids in the illicit drug supply, is being restricted by several states. Xylazine is classified by Pennsylvania as a controlled substance, and regulations on it have been tightened, effective this month. As a schedule 3 drug in Pennsylvania, xylazine has moderate to low potential for physical ...