But are drug dealers with the colorful pills really targeting children? Experts explain why that's unlikely.
Fentanyl use in the US has increased dramatically in recent years. Drug dealers are always trying to find new ways to sell the extremely powerful opioid discreetly. In some cases, so-called rainbow fentanyl pills have been disguised as candy, probably to make them easier to smuggle. Now, with Halloween approaching, parents fear such pills could find their way into their children's candy stash. Or that drug dealers are even targeting children.
BuzzFeed.de shows why rainbow fentanyl isn't necessarily a threat just as a hidden candy.