A common street name for a variety of drugs, KD has taken on a frightening form on Indianapolis’ east side.
Users writhing on the ground, wide-eyed and struggling to breathe. Standing but moving in slow motion. Sweating. Convulsing.
Indianapolis firefighter Scott Lebherz told The Indianapolis Star this variation of KD can take many forms — marijuana, spice, tobacco, even banana leaves — but shares a common trait: all are laced with a heavy-duty household bug spray.
It’s cheap — you can buy a bag for about $20, Lebherz said — and it gives users a 45-minute, zombie-like high that leaves them nearly catatonic.
“You look at what it does to a bug,” he said, “and then you got to think what it’s doing to your brain, and your body and everything else.” more here