Scaly skin, rotting flesh, blood poisoning -- we've been warned that these horrific symptoms are on their way to North America, courtesy of the street drug krokodil. But is there any proof?Dr. Andrew Kolodny
, Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House, says that despite warnings of a looming "zombie apocalypse," there's no evidence that the drug has hit the streets on this side of the ocean. Furthermore, he says, the way it's being talked about is causing harm.
While we all worry about a drug that may not be present, Dr. Kolodny says there are far bigger drug problems in North America being overlooked. He also discusses how the language being used by media is stigmatizing addicts.If you liked this story, you may also like ...
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