What is 'rainbow fentanyl?

Nationwide, officials see spread of 'deadly' colorful pills, powder

"rainbow fentanyl" are growing nationwide, and officials say the colorful, candy-looking opioid could target young people.

Over the last week, seizures of colored fentanyl have made headlines in Arizona, Oregon, California and Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, 

At Arizona's Nogales Port of Entry - 250,000 fentanyl pills were seized at a similar port Tuesday, some of which were multi-hued.

The powdered fentanyl found during this examination looks like the variety and consistency of walkway chalk."

What is rainbow fentanyl?

Rainbow fentanyl is fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, that's been dyed various colors.

Nonetheless, powdered fentanyl is normally more powerful than different structures, the Multnomah County Health Department noted after the province sheriff's office detailed a seizure this seven-day stretch of rainbow fentanyl in Portland.