Monday, December 21, 2009

Cocaine-Using Opossums Don't Have Worms

Majority of U.S. Cocaine Supply Cut with Veterinary Deworming Drug | Popular Science: "Cocaine's a hell of a drug, and even more so when laced with another drug that's commonly used to deworm opossums. Federal agents have found that 69 percent of cocaine shipments seized entering the United States contain levamisole, a veterinary drug linked to serious weakening of the immune system in humans."

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1 comment:

Deb said...

On a related note: You can de-worm an opossum?