Understanding the Illicit Fentanyl Trade & Effective Policy Solutions




Hanna Homestead
This policy memo was submitted to the Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions in regards to their hearing entitled “Follow the Money: The CCP’s Business Model Fueling the Fentanyl Crisis,” held on March 23, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The purpose of the memo is to provide accurate data and information about the driving forces and suggested responses to the illicit fentanyl trade, and to better understand the best possible methods to successfully combat the illicit financing fueling the fentanyl crisis.