This undated photo released by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration shows seized counterfeit hydrocodone tablets from an investigation involving at least a dozen people in the Sacramento area who have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller. The drug has now turned up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bay Area hospitals have treated seven patients who ingested what they thought was the painkiller Norco in recent weeks, according to a report released Tuesday, April 26, 2016, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This undated photo released by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration shows seized counterfeit hydrocodone tablets from an investigation involving at least a dozen people in the Sacramento area who have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller. The drug has now turned up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bay Area hospitals have treated seven patients who ingested what they thought was the painkiller Norco in recent weeks, according to a report released Tuesday, April 26, 2016, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. AP
This undated photo released by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration shows seized counterfeit hydrocodone tablets from an investigation involving at least a dozen people in the Sacramento area who have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller. The drug has now turned up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bay Area hospitals have treated seven patients who ingested what they thought was the painkiller Norco in recent weeks, according to a report released Tuesday, April 26, 2016, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. AP

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