3 years after losing son to fentanyl overdose, California family warns ‘we’re going the wrong direction’

Jake Palet was 20 years old when he took a counterfeit pill he thought was Xanax; it was laced with fentanyl. Such deaths are now becoming more common: Opioid overdoses grew 28% in the 12-month period ending in April, with an increasing share attributed to fentanyl.

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