Rainbow Fentanylis a synthetic opioid that has been dyed various colors and it's being passed around like candy.
Rainbow Fentanyl Can Look Like Pills And Sidewalk Chalk
There are two types of drugs that parents should be looking for according to officials:
At both the U.S. southern border and in Oregon, law enforcement officers have recently seized rainbow fentanyl in two forms – pills and pressed blocks. The pills could be easily mistaken for candy, and the pressed blocks resemble the sidewalk chalk that children play with.
Officials are not only concerned that children may mistake rainbow fentanyl as candy or a toy, but they are we’re also worried that teenagers may be tempted to try the drug due to its playful coloring.
Rainbow Fentanyl Could Show Up At Local Playgrounds
Police are asking parents to be vigilant at public playgrounds and are urging parents to sit down and have the "drug" talk.
It seems the more colorful the drugs are, the more likely that young children could mistake the drugs for candy due to their candy-looking nature.
If you have any questions about "rainbow fentanyl", reach out to your local law enforcement.
25 True Crime Locations: What Do They Look Like Today?
Below, find out where 25 of the most infamous crimes in history took place — and what the locations are used for today. (If they've been left standing.)
LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?
Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.