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VIRULENT 'CROCODILE' DRUG HITS GERMANY?

~ The Rebel ~ 2011/10/15 14:39:42
Virulent 'crocodile' drug hits the streets
A virulently addictive drug that rapidly kills its users and is ravaging parts of Russia has begun appearing in Germany, authorities have said.

The drug, known as “crocodile,” is synthesized from codeine and has been commonly used by as a substitute for heroin in Russia for the last few years. But its effects are much worse – some users have their skin peel off and parts of their bodies become gangrenous.

After they begin using, addicts typically have a life expectancy of just a few years.

Until now, police haven’t been worried about its spread in Germany, but authorities in the western city of Bochum said at least four homeless people have recently experienced symptoms associated with crocodile use.

All believed they had been using heroin, according to Heinrich Elsner, a doctor at an organization serving drug addicts called Crisis Assistance Bochum.

But he said they suffered the “catastrophic skin and soft tissue damage” that only crocodile causes.

Read More: http://www.thelocal.de/society/20111012-38161.html

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  • LadyXaos ☮ 2011/10/15 17:40:16
    LadyXaos ☮
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    OMG this stuff is nastier than frackin bathtub crank.

    http://www.time.com/time/worl...

    My son says that there are some videos about it on youtube under "krokodil" but they require a strong stomach to watch them.
  • Comment Removed 2011/10/15 16:07:13
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    The Darwin rule will cure the problem.
  • 4570GOVT 2011/10/15 15:48:11
    4570GOVT
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    WOW ! Never heard of it , sounds bad though .
  • TasselLady 2011/10/15 15:07:36
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    People are very pathetic. You would think after all those deaths they would listen and pay attention to what's going on. And they're dying for what? A big buzz? It's very sad.
  • jodylouise 2011/10/15 15:04:58
    jodylouise
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    google it!! its absoultely horrendus what happens

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