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Experts: New Synthetic Drug Flakka Comes With Dangerous Side Effects
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Experts have a warning about a new drug with dangerous side effects.
Not only is the substance highly addictive, but it can cause temporary insanity and violent outbursts, experts claim.
Security video shows a man on a rampage trying to kick and ram his way into a Fort Lauderdale, Florida police headquarters. As CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, detectives said he was high on Flakka, a dangerous new synthetic drug.
“It scares me to death. It absolutely scares me to death,” addiction specialist, Dr. Stephen Dewey said. read more…
courtesy of CBS New York
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