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    Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    In the vast pharmacopeia of illegal street drugs, few have as heinous a reputation as desomorphine, popularly known as crocodile or "krokodil." An opiate that's chemically related to morphine and heroin, krokodil earned its name in two ways: Addicts develop dark, scaly lesions on their skin, and the drug tends to eat its victims alive, like a crocodile.

    Krokodil first surfaced in Russia several years ago, where users discovered the drug was much cheaper than heroin and could easily be cooked in a kitchen by combining codeine with gasoline, oil, alcohol or paint thinner, Fox News reports.

    And now, krokodil has arrived in the United States: Two cases of people addicted to the drug have been reported in Arizona. "As far as I know, these are the first cases in the United States," said Dr. Frank LoVecchio, director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, as quoted by Fox News. "So we're extremely frightened."

    Like other opiates, krokodil is powerfully addictive, and even those users who kick the habit often walk away severely disfigured: severe scarring, bone damage, amputated limbs, speech impediments, poor motor skills and varying degrees of brain damage — for life.....snip~

    Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US
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    This is not good. We have way to many people all up into Heroin. This stuff is suppose to be stronger than Morphine and Heroin. Its analgesic effect is 10 times greater than that of morphine. They were hoping that it would never reach here. It appears it started in Russia too. We have to get on top of this Right away. We cant have young kids getting this stuff.

    One would think even Other Dealers wouldn't want this stuff out there. Thoughts upon the matter?

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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    In the vast pharmacopeia of illegal street drugs, few have as heinous a reputation as desomorphine, popularly known as crocodile or "krokodil." An opiate that's chemically related to morphine and heroin, krokodil earned its name in two ways: Addicts develop dark, scaly lesions on their skin, and the drug tends to eat its victims alive, like a crocodile.

    Krokodil first surfaced in Russia several years ago, where users discovered the drug was much cheaper than heroin and could easily be cooked in a kitchen by combining codeine with gasoline, oil, alcohol or paint thinner, Fox News reports.

    And now, krokodil has arrived in the United States: Two cases of people addicted to the drug have been reported in Arizona. "As far as I know, these are the first cases in the United States," said Dr. Frank LoVecchio, director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, as quoted by Fox News. "So we're extremely frightened."

    Like other opiates, krokodil is powerfully addictive, and even those users who kick the habit often walk away severely disfigured: severe scarring, bone damage, amputated limbs, speech impediments, poor motor skills and varying degrees of brain damage — for life.....snip~

    Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US
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    This is not good. We have way to many people all up into Heroin. This stuff is suppose to be stronger than Morphine and Heroin. Its analgesic effect is 10 times greater than that of morphine. They were hoping that it would never reach here. It appears it started in Russia too. We have to get on top of this Right away. We cant have young kids getting this stuff.

    One would think even Other Dealers wouldn't want this stuff out there. Thoughts upon the matter?
    That article sucks, because it points a junkie right to how to make it. And that's where the problem will start. Junkies making it for themselves.

    Its not the first time I've seen enough clues in a news article to point me to Google.

    Instructions in the first search.
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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    In the vast pharmacopeia of illegal street drugs, few have as heinous a reputation as desomorphine, popularly known as crocodile or "krokodil." An opiate that's chemically related to morphine and heroin, krokodil earned its name in two ways: Addicts develop dark, scaly lesions on their skin, and the drug tends to eat its victims alive, like a crocodile.

    Krokodil first surfaced in Russia several years ago, where users discovered the drug was much cheaper than heroin and could easily be cooked in a kitchen by combining codeine with gasoline, oil, alcohol or paint thinner, Fox News reports.

    And now, krokodil has arrived in the United States: Two cases of people addicted to the drug have been reported in Arizona. "As far as I know, these are the first cases in the United States," said Dr. Frank LoVecchio, director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, as quoted by Fox News. "So we're extremely frightened."

    Like other opiates, krokodil is powerfully addictive, and even those users who kick the habit often walk away severely disfigured: severe scarring, bone damage, amputated limbs, speech impediments, poor motor skills and varying degrees of brain damage — for life.....snip~

    Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US
    LiveScience.com – 9 hrs ago


    This is not good. We have way to many people all up into Heroin. This stuff is suppose to be stronger than Morphine and Heroin. Its analgesic effect is 10 times greater than that of morphine. They were hoping that it would never reach here. It appears it started in Russia too. We have to get on top of this Right away. We cant have young kids getting this stuff.

    One would think even Other Dealers wouldn't want this stuff out there. Thoughts upon the matter?
    I think Darwin was on to something



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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    That article sucks, because it points a junkie right to how to make it. And that's where the problem will start. Junkies making it for themselves.

    Its not the first time I've seen enough clues in a news article to point me to Google.

    Instructions in the first search.
    Straight from LiveScience too.....what gets me is that part of it saying. "they were hoping it wouldn't find its way here." Knowing this broke out in Russia. Knowing this would enter the heroin trade.

    What this does to a person is unbelievable.

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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    I think Darwin was on to something
    Yeah he may have.....especially if thinking only when it concerns adults. I can't go for this crap being used on kids and in the under-trades, and all related manners of influence. Don't know if you were or have been listening to the news. Heroin use is up majorly and with young kids.

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    Sounds like a bit of hype to me. I had to look it up, because it sounded like an opiate derivative. Yep. It's an opiate. And people inject toxic stuff into themselves with opiates.

    But the scare quotes in the article remind me of Reefer Madness...

    http://technoccult.net/archives/2011...flesh-but-how/
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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Straight from LiveScience too.....what gets me is that part of it saying. "they were hoping it wouldn't find its way here." Knowing this broke out in Russia. Knowing this would enter the heroin trade.

    What this does to a person is unbelievable.
    Fortunately OUR society is media dense enough to disseminate the lowdown so it shouldn't be more than a "darwin" situation for our society as a whole.

    Junkies making it for themselves, with some slopover. News reports with pictures. Should keep it limited.

    This kind of thing is worse where life is cheap. Its not THAT bad most places here, even where its pretty bad.

    We can hope, anyway.

    At least its codeine. Can't even get that in Mexico without a scrip.
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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Threegoofs View Post
    Sounds like a bit of hype to me. I had to look it up, because it sounded like an opiate derivative. Yep. It's an opiate. And people inject toxic stuff into themselves with opiates.

    But the scare quotes in the article remind me of Reefer Madness...

    This Heroin Alternative “Eats Flesh” – But How?
    Newsmax went with the scare quotes in their headline. Do you think they just wanted to scare those that lean to the Right?

    Flesh-Eating Drug 'Krokodil': 2 Cases in Arizona Worry Experts

    There have been two cases reported in Arizona of people using a drug street-named "krokodil" that can rot flesh, according to Banner’s Poison Control Center.

    "We've had two cases this past week that have occurred in Arizona," Dr. Frank LoVecchio, the co-medical director at Banner's Poison Control Center, told local station CBS5. "As far as I know, these are the first cases in the United States that are reported. So we're extremely frightened.”

    Banner Poison Control Center officials believe the two Arizona cases are linked, but did not provide further details on the patients’ conditions.

    Time magazine reported that in 2010, somewhere between a few hundred thousand and a million people injected the drug. Officials fear the drug will catch on in the U.S.

    Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com 2 Arizona Cases of Flesh-Eating Drug 'Krokodil' Worry Experts
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    Its suppose to be cheaper than heroin too. Makes it even worse.
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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    Fortunately OUR society is media dense enough to disseminate the lowdown so it shouldn't be more than a "darwin" situation for our society as a whole.

    Junkies making it for themselves, with some slopover. News reports with pictures. Should keep it limited.

    This kind of thing is worse where life is cheap. Its not THAT bad most places here, even where its pretty bad.

    We can hope, anyway.

    At least its codeine. Can't even get that in Mexico without a scrip.
    They should have let us know if they came from Russia or if they had been there.....IMO. Might be able to find any others that came in with them. If they were from there.

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    Re: Krokodil: Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    In the vast pharmacopeia of illegal street drugs, few have as heinous a reputation as desomorphine, popularly known as crocodile or "krokodil." An opiate that's chemically related to morphine and heroin, krokodil earned its name in two ways: Addicts develop dark, scaly lesions on their skin, and the drug tends to eat its victims alive, like a crocodile.

    Krokodil first surfaced in Russia several years ago, where users discovered the drug was much cheaper than heroin and could easily be cooked in a kitchen by combining codeine with gasoline, oil, alcohol or paint thinner, Fox News reports.

    And now, krokodil has arrived in the United States: Two cases of people addicted to the drug have been reported in Arizona. "As far as I know, these are the first cases in the United States," said Dr. Frank LoVecchio, director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, as quoted by Fox News. "So we're extremely frightened."

    Like other opiates, krokodil is powerfully addictive, and even those users who kick the habit often walk away severely disfigured: severe scarring, bone damage, amputated limbs, speech impediments, poor motor skills and varying degrees of brain damage — for life.....snip~

    Deadly Flesh-Eating Drug Arrives in US
    LiveScience.com – 9 hrs ago


    This is not good. We have way to many people all up into Heroin. This stuff is suppose to be stronger than Morphine and Heroin. Its analgesic effect is 10 times greater than that of morphine. They were hoping that it would never reach here. It appears it started in Russia too. We have to get on top of this Right away. We cant have young kids getting this stuff.

    One would think even Other Dealers wouldn't want this stuff out there. Thoughts upon the matter?
    Hydrochloric acid is also used, which is most likely the cause of the "flesh eating" effects. I don't feel sorry for these people at all. They aren't victims, they're morons.
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