Video: What VICE Didn't Tell You About Borrachero

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Travel to Bogota with Stephanie Hunt, where she learns about borrachero, a mind-controlling drug that’s a common and dangerous method used to kidnap and rob users. 


Years after VICE's documentary on the World's Scariest Drug, we went back to Colombia to find some cold hard facts about borrachero, and share some tips so you can stay safe in Colombia.

Borrachero is a tasteless and odourless drug that can swiftly be mixed into drinks, food and cigarettes. And the worst thing is, once you’re under its spell, you seem completely aware of the outside world, so no one can tell you’re in danger.

When traveling it’s important to stay vigilant, be weary of strangers, and keep an eye on your food and drink at all times. If you didn’t buy it, don’t consume it.

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