Increase in US fentanyl seizures

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that 2.5 tons of fentanyl were seized between October 2020 and March 2021. This marks a continued increase in fentanyl seizures since 2014 and is more than three times the amount seized during the same period in the previous year. The CBP also announced that, during the same period, just 1.2 tons of heroin were seized.