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Whatcom County calls on Inslee, Biden to declare a fentanyl emergency

In unanimous, bipartisan move, council aligns with Lummi Nation in combating drug crisis

Bags of fentanyl stored into large zip lock bags.
Law enforcement seized 85,000 fentanyl pills in November 2022 in Whatcom and Snohomish counties. Whatcom County requested on Tuesday, Jan. 9 that the state and federal governments declare a fentanyl emergency. (Photo courtesy of DEA Seattle Field Division)
By Charlotte Alden General Assignment/Enterprise Reporter
Whatcom County Council is requesting the state and federal governments declare a fentanyl emergency.
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