DEA and DHS Issue Joint Update on Sources of Illicit Xylazine
DEA and DHS have identified xylazine intended for illicit human use entering the U.S. in several ways—in solid form from China and other countries, in liquid form either diverted from veterinary supply chains or packaged to resemble a veterinary drug, and, to a lesser degree, mixed with fentanyl seized at the southwest border.
DEA Fentanyl Seizures in 2023
The 2023 fentanyl seizures represent over 266 million deadly doses. *