Lean (drug)

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Ingredients for creating lean, including codeine-promethazine cough syrup, Jolly Ranchers, and Sprite.

Lean, also known as purple drank, purp, or oil is a drug drink, made by mixing cough or cold syrup containing codeine and promethazine with a drink. The drink originated in Houston, Texas, and is popular in hip hop culture or those who live in the southern United States.[1] Jokes have been made about this drug, most commonly "I LOVE LEAN".

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  1. Tamara Palmer (2005). Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-hop. Outline Press Limited. p. 188.