Sununu warns of increasing threat from 'hidden' fentanyl

Joined by law enforcement and health care executives, Gov. Chris Sununu warned the public about a growing volume of deadly fentanyl being hidden in other drugs and sold on the street.

CONCORD — The state is facing an increased volume of deadly fentanyl sold on the street and mixed with drugs ranging from anti-anxiety and pain medications to bodybuilding supplements, Gov. Chris Sununu warned Thursday.

The state plans to start a more aggressive marketing campaign aimed at alerting parents and addicted users to this heightened threat, he said.

Fentanyl found hidden in a variety of legal and illegal drugs

Col. Nathan Noyes, director of the State Police, showed 96 pills of the painkiller oxycontin that were found to have been laced with fentanyl.