Record seizure of experimental "smart drugs" in UK

  title={Record seizure of experimental "smart drugs" in UK},
  author={Barbara J. Sahakian},
  journal={Reactions Weekly},
The biggest ever single seizure in the UK of "smart drugs", also known as cognitive enhancers or nootropics, has been announced by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The seizure came after receiving intelligence from the Norwegian Medicines Agency after a number of packages were detained by Norwegian customs. A full investigation was initiated after a UK source was identified and found to be selling the unlicensed Russian drug, phenylpiracetam [fonturacetam]. Over…