Vomiting Robot Aims To Stop Kids from Robo-Tripping

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A new mobile app starring Dextrobots is aimed at teens who are at risk of abusing over-the-counter medications such as cough syrup. “This is your robot. This is your robot on drugs. It pukes a lot. Any questions?”

The app is called DXM Labworks after the dextromethorphan ingredient found in cough syrups. One of the activities that it is trying to prevent is known as Robotripping -drinking a bottle of Robotussin cough syrup (containg DXM), with the intention of purposely hallucinating. The free app puts teens in the hazy world of robotripping without having to actually go there in real life. For more information see Mashable . . .


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