A Real Life Look at Kush Use in Houston

A Real Life Look at Kush Use in Houston

"...kush abusers come from all walks of life, from the suburbs to small towns. Massive overdose outbreaks caused by bad batches of kush have hospitalized dozens of people at a time, not only in Houston but across the country. On June 23, 17, people in Hermann Park were hospitalized after overdosing on kush. Less than two weeks later, 33 people overdosed on kush on a single block in Brooklyn. Days after the Brooklyn episode, 20 people in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, were treated for kush overdoses in a two-day span. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, calls to poison control centers regarding kush jumped 221 percent from 2014 to 2015 alone. The nationwide epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down, and the situation in Houston is no different. Law enforcement is struggling to keep up.


"...kush abusers come from all walks of life, from the suburbs to small towns. Massive overdose outbreaks caused by bad batches of kush have hospitalized dozens of people at a time, not only in Houston but across the country. On June 23, 17, people in Hermann Park were hospitalized after overdosing on kush. Less than two weeks later, 33 people overdosed on kush on a single block in Brooklyn. Days after the Brooklyn episode, 20 people in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, were treated for kush overdoses in a two-day span. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, calls to poison control centers regarding kush jumped 221 percent from 2014 to 2015 alone. The nationwide epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down, and the situation in Houston is no different. Law enforcement is struggling to keep up.
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