true stories The 12 Weirdest Ways Kids Are Getting High Lately  

JF Sargent
List of weird ways to get high as reported by strange news stories all over the world. If there’s one thing we’ve all agreed on, it’s that being sober sucks. As Samuel Beckett once said, “taking coffee without brandy is like taking sex without love.” That’s really only tangentially related to this article, but man, what a great quote, huh? Here are some weird new ways kids have been getting high lately.


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What is it?
Carfentanil is an elephant tranquilizer being mixed into heroin in Wayne County, MI, which includes Detroit. The substance is 10,000 times stronger than morphine and has no antidote. If you overdose, there's nothing anyone can do other than wait for you to die. Chuck Rosenberg, acting DEA administrator, calls carfentanil "crazy dangerous," while Wayne Country medical examiner's office spokesman Lloyd Jackson said, "This stuff is so deadly, you could die before you can get high." 

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Are We Serious About This?
Yes. According to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, at least 19 people have died from overdosing on carfentanil-laced heroin. The appearance of carfentail in opioid coincides a nation-wide opioid epidemic.

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