71% of pills tested in Tijuana pharmacies tested positive for dangerous illegal drugs
By Miriam Raftery
Photo courtesy of San Diego District Attorney’s office
February 8, 2023 (San Diego) – Pharmacies in Tijuana and other Mexican cities are selling counterfeit medicines laced with deadly fentanyl and methamphetamines, according to investigations conducted by the Los Angeles Times and by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles. The tainted fake drugs ranged from narcotic pain pills to pills often used to treat children with attention deficit disorder.