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Impact of darknet market seizures on opioid availability

Broadhurst, Roderic; Ball, Matthew; Jiang, Chuxuan; Wang, Joy; Trivedi, Harry


Opioids, including the highly potent synthetic opioids fentanyl and carfentanil, are commonly sold on illicit cryptomarkets or Tor darknet markets. Data collected throughout 2019 from 12 large darknet markets that sold opioids enabled observation of the impact of law enforcement seizures and voluntary or scam market closures on the availability of fentanyl and other opioids. Trends in opioid and fentanyl availability before and after law enforcement interventions indicate whether market...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Report (Commissioned)
Access Rights: Free Access via publisher website


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