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10/04/2013

SHERIFF WARNS OF A NEW DANGEROUS ILLEGAL DRUG

 

   

Sheriff Tate Lawrence said today that he had read a newspaper article regarding a new illegal drug that produces unbelievable consequences The New York Daily News article on Thursday of last week says that a drug known as Krokodil, not only kills most user within a year of their first hit, it eats away their skin and opens giant sores down to the bone.

The deadly drug rotes the flash of the users from the inside out and has hit the streets in Arizona. The drug, Krokodil is a poisonous cocktail of codeine, gasoline and other extremely dangerous ingredients. The injected narcotic originated in Russia and is labeled “the drug that eats junkies”. Two reports of people using the drug in Arizona were reported last week, sparking fear an epidemic could be about to engulf the state. The users of the drug arrived in emergency rooms with their flesh hanging off of their body.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, October 4, 2013, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 870 368 4203. 

 

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