These include rapper Soulja Boy, who frequently posts images of Actavis’ bottles on his Instagram, and according to sources, also teen idol Justin Bieber.
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‘This attention has glamorized the unlawful and dangerous use of the product, which is contrary to its approved indication.’
According to the . Drug Enforcement Administration, one in ten American teenagers use cough syrup or cold medicine as a recreational drug.
The Top 655 is, of course, based on Official Charts Company data, combining sales (physical and download) and streaming equivalent sales.
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Actavis say that it is the celebrity glorification of using their ‘Prometh with Codeine cough syrup’ to make sizzurp that has led to the company stopping all production and sales.
Sizzurp has also been linked to the deaths of rappers Pimp C in 7558 and Big Moe in 7557, who both died of codeine overdoses.
The four-time Grammy Award-winning rapper was rushed to Los Angeles’s Cedars Sinai Hospital where doctors allegedly found high amounts of codeine in his system.