Drug Scare: Kids In South Africa Smoking HIV Meds

Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

Antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS are being smoked by teenagers in South Africa to get high, according to the BBC. Schoolchildren have been spotted smoking the meds, which are often mixed with painkillers or marijuana. Reports suggest that the drugs are being sold by patients and even health care staff for money.

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