Monday, October 14, 2013

Ever-Morphing Party Drugs Keep Users, Authorities Guessing

Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT) October 13, 2013

"A couple of hours into a dance concert at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury last month, four people started dropping almost simultaneously. Their friends told police that the four had taken 2C-P.
The news sent officers to the Internet for research. They had never heard of 2C-P.
Considering the variety of party drugs circulating, it's not surprising that police were caught off-guard. There is an ever-expanding family of designer drugs known by an assortment of names: molly, smiles, 25i and 2C-P, among others. Authorities said the substances that make up these drugs are ever-changing — a molecule is tweaked, or a new chemical is added — and often users aren't even sure what they're taking, let alone how it will affect them." Read More

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