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Krokodil drug making its way to the United States

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CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -
It is as bad as is it sounds. A new drug from Russia is making its way to the U.S., and the results are devastating. The scary details in this week's Neighborhood Health Watch.
 
Sarah Gaffney a pharmacist from Johnston Willis has the details on Krokodil.
 
The drug is 3 to 4 times cheaper than heroin and users may turn to this if they are unable to obtain heroin.
 
People who start using Krokodil usually end up dead in 2 to 3 years.
 
Users become involved in a constant 24 hour-a-day cycle of using and cooking.
 
Just like any illegal drug, avoid it at all costs.
 
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