Darknet Marketplaces Move to Prevent Fentanyl Overdose Incidents

A drug dealer with a conscience is not something many people are readily willing to come to terms with. But few darknet marketplaces known for facilitating the sale of illegal drugs for Bitcoin payments have started to grown a conscience.

According to reports, AlphaBay and Darknet Heroes League are the two darknet marketplaces that are actively discouraging the sale of drugs laced with fentanyl and other similar chemicals. These marketplaces may not be driven by a streak of altruism to do so, but rather they want to reduce the attention of law enforcement agencies on their operations.

The US Drug Enforcement Agency and other law enforcement agencies have reported a surge in fentanyl related overdoses. These incidents are increasingly being connected to darknet marketplaces as many people these days have started buying drugs and other illegal substances from these places.

A representative of AlphaBay claims to offer a free vendor account on the marketplace if the seller intends to sell harm-reducing medications like Naloxone. Naloxone, better known by its brand name Narcan is a medication used to treat opioid overdose. Similarly, the operators of Darknet Heroes League have decided to prevent vendors from

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