Question of the Day – Monday February 5, 2018

Question- How is the substance of abuse known as “purple drank”, “lean”, “sizzzurp”, “purple jelly”, “player potion”, and “purp” made?

Answer- “Purple drank” is produced when users mix cough syrup containing promethazine with carbonated lemon-lime soda and piece of hard candy. (Drug Alert Watch. U.S. Dept. of Justice. EWS report 000008, February 15, 2011)