Skip to comments.Teen violin prodigy is latest casualty of ‘Calvin Klein’ drug craze
Posted on 07/16/2019 10:32:21 AM PDT by MarvinStinson
Teen violin prodigy dies of apparent drug overdose in London mansion
A lethal cocktail of drugs known as Calvin Klein has swept the nightclub scene amid reports that a 17-year-old London-born violin prodigy died from the dangerous combination.
Experts warn that Calvin Klein binges, which involve ketamine and cocaine, wreak havoc on the brains chemical system and can greatly impair overall brain functioning, according to a site dedicated to treating ketamine substance abuse.
The party drug with Calvin standing for cocaine and Klein referring to ketamine produces a euphoric high similar to ecstasy, users claim.
The US National Center for Biotechnology Information said the deadly mix has become popular among young drug abusers and has been associated with an increased risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, though the study didnt provide an explanation for the link.
The drug combo killed Katya Tsukanova, who fatally collapsed June 18 at her Kensington home from an apparent overdose and her family is now warning others about the drug craze, the Telegraph reported.
Her Russian billionaire father, Igor Tsukanov, said his daughter was a smart girl, and she made one bad choice as the drugs popularity surges with young people.
What can we parents do? The children will do what they want anyway, and they never tell you the truth, he told the news outlet.
The late teens pal, who asked to remain anonymous, said the drug combo was the new thing among Katya and her friends.
Not just them, though its everywhere, the friend told the Telegraph.
In the wake of the violinists death, social media users questioned whether the party drugs sexy name played a role in its popularity.
They should call it grim reaper to discourage kids, one Twitter user wrote.
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As Gumps mama used to say...
“Stupid is as stupid does”
They are blaming drugs but the actual cause of death was her revulsion at being asked to play “Orange Blossom Special” the very tough test of a fiddle players ability
She wasn’t fiddling around.
She died doing what she loved.......drugs.
You can take it to the bank that some young ignorant male encouraged her to use the drug combo.
“What can we parents do? The children will do what they want anyway, and they never tell you the truth, he told the news outlet.”
Each of our lives is in our own hands, subject to the consequences of our own choices, and sometimes one bad choice is all it takes.
What can parents do? Take your kids to a morgue and let them watch an autopsy of a drug overdose decedent or someone killed in a drug deal gone bad. If that dont work.....psychiatrist time. Also...before all that....spend lots of time parenting...know the warning signs...work at it.
I wouldn’t want to be the one that provided the drug to the dead daughter of a Russian billionaire/oligarch/friend of the Tsar.
Surprised she fell for it. Students who excel in music have been shown to be much smarter than average.
There’s something wrong about that statement. While no parent can guard against accidents and misfortune, they can educate their kids about drugs. I mean to the”fear of God” level, where the kid may hate the parent but knows enough to say no. I did stuff I shouldn’t have but I also said no to a whole bunch more, and the reason was I knew better and was afraid of what my parents would say if they found out. Decisions have consequences.
Most adult behavior works that way and the job of parents is to train their kids to become functional adults.
IIRC ketamine is a horse tranquilizer....very sad.
“Surprised she fell for it. Students who excel in music have been shown to be much smarter than average.”
If your source was the recently posted article it did not show that.
What’s wrong about my statement?
Sure, parents can educate their kids about drugs and anything else, but that does not change the simple fact that each of our lives is in our own hands, subject to the consequences of our own choices, and sometimes one bad choice is all it takes.
Every child is going to come to the crossroads of drug use in their life, and the decision of how to proceed is theirs alone, and so are the consequences.
A lot of kids think their peers are much smarter than their parents, esp about party fads
If were lucky, they survive until they mature.
I bet a lot of us can remember close calls and wakeup calls
But the choices being offered now to kids....deadly.
And our rotten entertainment culture plays a huge role
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