Dangerous drink called “Dirty Sprite, Lean, Sizzurp, Purple drank”

Although this may sound like a soda that’s got dirt on it- it’s much more insidious than that. When you hear a reference to “Dirty Sprite,”. Kids are talking about the latest teen party drink. It’s also called “Drank” or “”Lean.” It’s a combination of Sprite, candy (usually Jolly Ranchers) and prescription drugs or codeine cough syrup. There are YouTube videos of teens creating the concoction, and even sweatshirts with the recipe printed on it. Experts warn that Dirty Sprite can be addictive and tell parents that it’s best to keep prescription meds locked up, as well as discarding ones that have expired.

http://www.wcyb.com/news/dirty-sprite-gains-popularity-among-teens/28236066

2016-10-25T15:04:56+00:00August 5th, 2015|

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