Drug abuse http://ketr.org en Dr. LaVelle Hendricks: Beware of 'krokodil' http://ketr.org/post/dr-lavelle-hendricks-beware-krokodil <p>Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks says yet another menacing new drug is taking a terrible toll on abusers.&nbsp; It's a synthetic drug called "<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/mexico-confirms-krokodil-drug-case-us-patient-21402818">krokodil</a>," and while it's not yet widespread, it's beginning to appear in the western U.S.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 47973 at http://ketr.org Dr. LaVelle Hendricks: Beware of 'krokodil' K-2 synthetic drug a serious risk to users http://ketr.org/post/k-2-synthetic-drug-serious-risk-users <p>Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce associate professor and drug abuse counselor Dr. LaVelle Hendricks says K2, also known as &quot;synthetic marijuana,&quot; poses a major health risk.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:10:10 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 44164 at http://ketr.org K-2 synthetic drug a serious risk to users