A new wave of synthetic opioids is creating a customer base that can’t walk away

5:09 PM ET Thu, 4 Oct 2018
Illegal fentanyl has surpassed prescription opioids as the leading cause of overdose deaths in the U.S. Dealers are flooding themarket with the highly potent, hard-to-detect synthetic drug in response to the crackdown on heroin and painkillers. Scott Cohn of CNBC’s American Greed takes a look at the latest shift in the harsh economy of addiction.Watch an all new American Greed | Monday 10P ET/PT