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The Guardian
36 mins | May 13, 2020

‘Knowing it could kill you isn’t a deterrent’: the deadly trade in diet pills

Vulnerable people are being promised fake solutions that could end up taking their lives. DNP is an industrial chemical used in making explosives. If swallowed, it can cause a horrible death – and yet it is still aggressively marketed to vulnerable people online. Susan McKay, from the Guardian, talks to the families of DNP overdose victims and finds out more about the highly dangerous trend.

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