Mephedrone: still available and twice the price

@article{Winstock2010MephedroneSA,
  title={Mephedrone: still available and twice the price},
  author={Adam R. Winstock and Luke R Mitcheson and John Marsden},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={376}
}
In April, 2010, the β ketoamfetamine stimulant mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone) and several similar compounds were classified as Class B substances in the UK under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Legislation was prom pted by public health concerns, with the expectation that these controls would limit availability and use. As part of our group’s ongoing research into new synthetic drugs, we did an online survey of 150 mephedrone users (average age 24 years) in June, 2010. We have compared our fi… CONTINUE READING
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