The United States saw its first reported cases of Krokodil in September 2013 in the state of Arizona. Several weeks later, there were 3 reported cases in the state of Illinois. According to addiction doctors in Illinois, the price for a hit of krokodil is $8. Drug addicts use krokdil as a cheaper alternative to… Continue reading Cost to Buy Krokodil in the United States
The first cases of krokodil was reported in the United States in September 2013. Public heath programs in the state of Arizona identified two cases of the drug in September. The official name of the chemical is desomorphine, and it was first identified in Russia in 2002. The drug is made with a mix of… Continue reading First Cases of Krokodil Reported in the United States
The use of desomorphine, or krokodil, by drug abusers in Russia is increasing by 50 to 70 percent annually, according to data by the Federal Drug Control Service. The average lifespan of a user of krokodil is between 1 to 1.5 years. The market of krokodil in Russia is estimated to be $100 Million.
According to the head of the Federal Drug Control Service in Russia, heroin is a $6 Billion black market and the largest illegal drug traded in the country. Marijuana has a market worth $1.5 Billion in Russia, and desomorphine (commonly known as Krokodil), is a $100 Million market in Russia.