Paramedics believe deadly ‘Pink Heroin’ has reached Mid-Michigan

It’s seven times stronger than morphine. It’s a synthetic drug mixed with other opiods and heroin and it’s proving to be fatal.

U-47700 is a synthetic drug created in the 1970’s by a Michigan pharmaceutical company. It was a research drug that was never supposed to come to market.

Its chemical compound is being produced overseas in China and people are finding ways to buy it and variations of it online.

Mobile Medical Response has heard of it being used in Bay County.