In a bit of fate, Courtney opened her purse and displayed her own vial of cough syrup, a more powerful brand.
Last year, a study found that 5.5 percent of surveyed 12th graders had gotten high off cough syrup in one way or another.
Overdosing on cough syrup is what killed rapper Pimp C in 2008 and what is suspected to have caused the death of Big Moe in 2007.
cough syrup n.
A sweetened medicated liquid taken orally to ease coughing.
Bribe or blackmail money paid to silence someone (1925+ Underworld)