Cocaine gets stiff competition

Fake Viagra takes over as drug gangs’ most lucrative product

Officials in Europe say the trade in fake Viagra is overtaking cocaine as a lucrative product for drug pushers. Criminal gangs are switching to fake versions of the potency prescription drug because it’s said to be 2,000 times more profitable than cocaine. But buying illicit blue pills from pushers is dangerous since they are made from a jumble of prescription medicines. Recently four people died in Singapore after taking fake Viagra.


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