FILE - Dr. Rahul Gupta, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, walks outside of the White House, Nov. 18, 2021, in Washington. The U.S. has named a veterinary tranquilizer as an “emerging threat” when it is mixed with the opioid fentanyl, clearing the way for more efforts to stop the spread of xylazine and develop an antidote. The Office of National Drug Control Policy announced the designation Wednesday, April 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
In an April 12 story about the emerging drug threat designation for substances containing xylazine and fentanyl, The Associated Press erroneously described the group Drug Policy Alliance as advocating the harm caused by drugs. It advocates for reducing the harm caused by drugs.