Famous 'Sizzurp' Cough Syrup Yanked from Market

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  1. Nemo

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    http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/23/sizzurp-cough-syrup-off-market-justin-bieber-lean-codeine-actavis/
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    Widespread panic in the rap world -- the high-end cough syrup that's become the lean of choice for Justin Bieber, Soulja Boy, and MANY other rap figures has officially been taken off the market ... all because of its reputation as a widely abused drug.

    A rep for Actavis -- famous for the highly-refined cough syrup -- tells TMZ, "Given [recent media attention], Actavis has made the bold and unprecedented decision to cease all production and sales of its Promethazine Codeine product."

    As we reported, Bieber loves the stuff ... as does Soulja Boy, who regularly posts pictures of Actavis bottles on his Instagram.

    The Actavis rep adds, "This attention has glamorized the unlawful and dangerous use of the product, which is contrary to its approved indication."

    Before Actavis pulled the plug on the product, the street value of a pint bottle hovered around $800 -- but sources familiar with the market tell TMZ, rappers are now offering insane sums to buy up whatever's left. We're told one prominent rapper has already offered his dealer up to $100,000 to get whatever he can.

    Hilariously, being the dumbass he is, Soulja Boy posted a photo of SIX bottles on Monday referencing the Actavis shortage -- "Soulja got the juice. They say the streets dry. I say you gotta be kiddin me. I serve everybody."

    News flash to Soulja -- As far as Actavis is concerned, its game's over.

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  2. CrucifiedAGT

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    These are some seriously stupid times we live in. I can't believe their vote counts the same as the rest of us. :facepalm:
     
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  3. PI Nate

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    They should give bieber and who ever that is all they can put down...:coffee:
     
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    Purple drank in da house.
     
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    Codeine??? Hahahaha I thought these niggas were supposed to be hard. Man up and slam some dope
     
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    Nothing but vitamin thc for me.

    Kids these days drinking cough syrup and raiding every pill bottle in their parents house even huffing fermented poop to get high is just silly.
     
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    It's an anti-histamine and codeine. I'm sure there are plenty of substitutes around. Or is the taste just so yummy?
     
  8. wife is a whore

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    This is great news. Hopefully they all turn to smack and OD.
     
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    Actually, now that I think for a minute, I'm thinking it is racist that Ghetto Juice is being pulled from the market, while Hillbilly Heroin is still available.
     
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    kool-aid
     
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    the price of sprite will plummet, it is the favorite mixer for the syrup sippers
     
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    I agree
     
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    Kids in our days never did any drugs :facepalm:
     
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    How about arresting these fucks who provide photographic evidence of their abuse of the product instead of pulling it off the market and fucking over people who need it legitimately? Goddamn kids and blacks ruin everything for everyone else.
     
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    Next time I'm near comatose from the flu, I'll try to remember that at least the ghetto hood rat douchebags are safe.
     
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    "According to Houston based author Lance Scott Walker, purple drank developed in that city around the 1960s when blues musicians would take Robitussin and cut it with beer. Later when wine coolers came unto the market, they substituted for beer. These blues musicians lived in Houston's 5th ward, 3rd ward, and South Park neighborhoods and the practice was taken up by the generation of rappers growing up in the same parts of the city. In the 1980's and 1990's the formula changed to using codeine promethazine cough syrup, lemon-lime flavored soda, and Jolly Ranchers."
     
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    .. and in other news, JaMarcus Russell proclaims he's rededicated himself to working his way back into the league.
     
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    I don't know much about this stuff, but can you still get it prescribed from a doctor if you need it legitimately?
     
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    They should have added an ingredient which causes sterilization instead.
     
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    I like how you think.