More chemicals designated as illegal and dangerous drugs

January 24, 2017 09:51


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Thirteen more chemicals that have been sold in kiosks and other places have been designated as “danger to health” by the Knesset Labor, Social Welfare and Health Committee. Among them is a derivative of LSD, the psychedelic drug; another psychedelic substance called DMT; stimulants from the PVT and PVP families of drugs; and a substance named dephenidine that causes people to feel disconnected from their environment.

Committee chairman MK Merav Ben-Ari (Kulanu) said they agreed immediately to the Health and Internal Security Ministries’ request to add them to the list so as not to endanger youths. Drug pushers keep changing components to make them “new substances” that have not yet been banned.

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