Deadly effect of Brazil’s new drug

Former user of drug called Oxi talks about how his addiction almost destroyed his life.

A new and deadly drug is causing great concern in Brazil. Called Oxi, it is a derivative of cocaine, but it’s much stronger and highly addictive. Many get hooked the first time they try it.

In his second report in a two-part series, Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo spoke with one recovering addict in the Brazilian city of Rio Branco, who recounts how the drug almost destroyed his life as well as his family’s.

Source: Al Jazeera

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