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Popular new drug flakka is causing hallucinations and violent outbursts across Florida

A new, cheap drug called flakka is growing in popularity and catching the attention of law enforcement around the country, particularly in Florida. The synthetic drug contains both Ecstasy and bath salts and has been causing users to hallucinate themselves in dangerous situations. One man ran naked through the streets and another impaled himself on a fence while under the impression that he was being chased. 

Produced by Jason Gaines. Video courtesy of Associated Press, Jesse Grace, Fort Lauderdale Police Department, WESH-TV, Embargo Orlando.

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