US Congress adopts Fentanyl Sanctions Act

In December 2019, as part of the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA 2020), US Congress adopted the Fentanyl Sanctions Act in response to approximately 48,000 deaths resulting from opioid overdoses in the US between 2017 and 2018. The Act requires a report to be submitted to Congress within 180 days comprising a list of those determined to foreign opioid traffickers …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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