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Getting hopped-up on toads.

When it comes to the crazy things that some of today's kids do for a high," we thought we had heard everything. Now various reports indicate that the licking of toads, and the smoking of chopped-up toad skins, is on the rise ! Toad skin contains a toxin with hallucinogenic properties similar to those of LSD. The ill effects also include excessive salivation, seizures, cardiac abnormalities, and even death. The most dangerous is the Colorado River toad and its relatives, found worldwide, except in very cold or dry areas. There is enough toxin in the skin of just one toad to produce death in a human.
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Title Annotation:use of toad skin toxins to get a "high"
Publication:Medical Update
Date:Oct 1, 1991
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