16/10/2013 11:32 BST | Updated 16/12/2013 05:12 GMT

Krokodil, Meth, Bath Salts & Magic Mushrooms: The Scariest Drug Stories And Pictures

The horrific cocktail of codeine, gasoline, paint thinner and alcohol that is krokodil is a contender for one of the worst drugs available on the black market.

Dubbed "cannibal heroin", it literally rots users from the inside out, in most cases leaving addicts with a life expectancy of just a year.

Here are some of the other horrors we'd very strongly urge you to avoid...

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