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Drinking hand sanitizer and 9 other unsettling teen substance-abuse trends


It seems kids these days will huff or consume just about anything to get high. Here, a guide to the everyday products teens are misusing

A half dozen teens in California have ended up in emergency rooms after drinking alcohol that had been extracted from hand sanitizer. Through a distillation process, the kids were able to create a moonshine with a whopping 60 percent alcohol content. If that seems dumb and dangerous, here are 9 other surprising ways teens are making the legal illicit:

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