February 21, 2018

Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer to Get Drunk

Police and doctors are warning of a dangerous new trend amongst teens- drinking hand sanitizer for a quick, accessible high. Liquid hand sanitizer is 62% ethyl alcohol and makes a 120-proof liquid.
“It’s essentially a shot of hard liquor,” said Cyrus Rangan, director of the toxicology bureau for the L.A. County Public Health Department and a medical toxicology consultant for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “All it takes is just a few swallows and you have a drunk teenager.”  Read more

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