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Trends in UK deaths associated with abuse of volatile substances, 1971-2009
(International Centre for Drug Policy, 2012-11-16)
This report outlines the current trends, examines the nature of the problems, and identifies the factors associated with deaths from abuse of volatile substances occurring in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2009. It also ...
Suspected and confirmed fatalities associated with mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone, meow meow) in the United Kingdom
Background: International media have been reporting about fatalities allegedly related to mephedrone, a popular recreational stimulant, but now a proportion of them have been confirmed. We aimed here at analyzing information ...
5,6-Methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane : from laboratory curiosity to 'legal high'
The fully synthetic 'legal high' 5,6-methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane (MDAI) is an analogue of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Although developed in the 1990s, it was not widely abused until 2010. However, mephedrone was ...