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a psychoactive drug deliberately synthesized to avoid anti-drug laws

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To improve such testing, Marilyn Huestis, a forensic toxicologist at NIDA, wants to identify the breakdown products of spice and other designer drugs.
The majority of these designer drugs are derived from the parent compound cathinone, the active ingredient of the plant khat (Catha edulis).
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Schwartz has been involved in the public health investigation of two Spice outbreaks and numerous cases of toxicity associated with Spice use since the designer drug epidemic began in 2009-2010.
The ideal analytical method for comprehensive drug screening would involve mass spectrometry, which is currently the only analytical approach available for detection of synthetic cathinones or other designer drugs.
To learn more about the Florida International University designer drug program, visit "Targeted LC-QQQ MS Screening of Cathinone Derivitaves and Other Designer Drugs in Serum.
Redwood Toxicology Laboratory (RTL) expanded its Synthetic Cannabinoid Oral Fluid Drug Test to include four newer-generation, uncontrolled designer drugs.
These designer drugs are growing in popularity and emergency physicians are on the front lines of dealing with the fallout," said Dr.
They also found 1,200 euros - around pounds 1,000 - in cash, precision weighing equipment and small packets of designer drugs prepared for distribution.
In her new novel, thriller writer Rann homes in on the dangers of designer drugs and the dubious things governments get up to in the name of defence.
People go to a rave party to ingest designer drugs.
NMS Labs Designer Drugs Trends Report can be downloaded at http://www.
27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two designer drugs, mephedrone and methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), are being sold over the Internet as "research chemicals," "plant food" or "bath salts.
In a statement to local police, the Dutch citizen claimed the two Britons had handed him a bag containing designer drugs and a number of false 50 euro notes.