facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Three synthetic drugs banned by DEA

Nov. 15, 2013 at 4:50 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Three synthetic drugs in the phenethylamine family were declared illegal for the next two years by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Friday.

The drug compounds are marketed online and through illicit channels as hallucinogens. They have no approved medical use and have not been approved for consumption by the Food and Drug Administration, the DEA statement said.

The drugs are identified as synthetic phenethylamines 251-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe and 25B-NBOMe Schedule 1.

The compounds have been responsible for the deaths of at least 19 people in the United States in the past year, the statement said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Last hostages freed, suspects arrested in Harvey, Ill.
2
North Korea insults John Kerry on his appearance
3
New York Post defies #ISISMediablackout with graphic James Foley cover
4
Father of 'affluenza' teen charged with impersonating cop
5
Chris Christie flips at town hall attendee over Bruce Springsteen
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback