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Parenting Alert! Krokodil is a Killer Drug

Heroes, have you heard of Krokodil? This is a newer drug making the rounds. It was invented in America, but perfected in Russia and has returned.

Perfected.

Well, I don’t know that that’s exactly the best word, because this drug is AWFUL. A toxic mix of codeine, iodine, and red phosphorus, this drug produces a short high.

Then it rots the body. And I mean rots. Users suffer from green scaly sores that look like crocodile skin. Gangrene can set in, requiring amputation. The average user dies within a year of taking the drug.

See what I mean? Awful. Take a look at the infographic below for more information.

Courtesy of: Help Your Teen Now

The editor-in-chief of Earnest Parenting, Amy is the mother of two sets of twin boys. Yes, they drive her crazy, but they also make her laugh occasionally. Amy enjoys writing, quilting, reading, and working on her burgeoning cyber empire.

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