• Drug Users Beware: Flesh-Eating Cocaine Hits The Streets

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    Recent findings reveal that some laced cocaine likely contains levamisole, a veterinary drug used for de-worming livestock, that will make your flesh rot off.

    According to the Department of Justice, some 70 percent of cocaine (most of it distributed in and around New York and L.A.) is cut with levamisole. Time reports that the average user “does not live longer than two or three years, and the few who manage to quit usually come away disfigured.”

    Gawker.com Reports:

    A new report being published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology finds six patients who “developed purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, nose, cheeks and other parts of their body,” apparently thanks to levamisole-cut coke. And, they say, that’s just “the tip of the iceberg in a looming public health problem”!

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