Brazil's Amazon in grip of deadly drug

Authorities are alarmed as more and more people are getting high on Oxi.

    A new and deadly drug, called Oxi, has hit Brazil's Amazon region.

    Highly addictive, its use is now spreading to other parts of the country, causing alarm among officials.

    Gabriel Elizondo reports from the northwestern Barazilian state of Acre, which has the highest number of Oxi users per capita.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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