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With the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation discovery of fentanyl in a sample of cocaine, rumors of marijuana laced with the synthetic opioid are resurfacing.
On WBIR’s Inside Tennessee two weeks ago, former Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agent Neil Morganstern was asked about fentanyl appearing in other drugs.
Retired DEA agent Neil Morganstern on Inside Tennessee.
“One of the things I want to get out and have students know is right here in the state of Tennessee, we’ve had incidents of marijuana laced with fentanyl,” he said.
But the 10News Verify team wanted to know – where are those cases?
A lethal dose of fentanyl.
10News reached out to the DEA and TBI laboratories, which would test any drug samples taken in the field.
TBI said in all three labs statewide, no forensic scientists have found any marijuana laced with fentanyl.