Tag: Crisis

Such a Shame: Sweet Codeine – Nigeria’s Cough Syrup Crisis (Full BBC Documentary)

In Nigeria, thousands of young people are addicted to codeine cough syrup – a medicine that’s become a street drug. The Nigerian senate estimates that 3 million bottles of codeine syrup are drunk every day in just two states – Kano and Jigawa. But who makes this syrup? And who sells it to Nigeria’s students? […]

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