Multi-drug cocktails: Impurities in commonly used illicit drugs seized by police in Queensland, Australia.

Affiliation

College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University, 14-88 McGregor Road, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Impurities in commonly used illicit drugs raise concerns for unwitting consumers when pharmacologically active adulterants, especially new psychoactive substances (NPS), are used. This study examines impurities detected in illicit drugs seized in one Australian jurisdiction.

Keywords

Cocaine,Drug contamination,Impurity profiling,MDMA,Methamphetamine,New psychoactive substances,

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