Monday, Feb 11th 5-Day Forecast Advertisement Police alert over new ecstasy drug All police forces have been alerted about a dangerous new type of ecstasy being smuggled into Britain. An assessment of the dangers posed by the ecstasy-type substance 2C-i, has been issued to police forces by the National Criminal Intelligence Service. It follows seizures of a total of of the small white pills, which are marked with an "i", on nine occasions between May and August. The largest seizure of 65 tablets was at this summer's Glastonbury festival and others were found in Brighton, Wales, Bedfordshire and Edinburgh. The substance, which is classified as a Class A drug in the UK, was only found for the first time here this year and is believed to have arrived from European countries, possibly Denmark.
Share this article Share The woman explained: The Class A drug, also known as molly, has been popular with clubbers for decades but is now also appearing at dinner parties thanks to the emotional highs it can offer 'So, one of our group suggested we all take MDMA together so we could open up to each other and improve our friendships. Ecstasy, known chemically as MDMA or molly, has been used by clubbers for decades due to its effects in helping keep people awake. It can come in the form of various pills and often takes about 30 minutes for its long-lasting effects to kick in, which can include feelings of love. In the UK, possession of any form of ecstasy - considered a Class A drug - comes with a potential jail term of up to seven years. In the US, the jail term can be as severe as 40 years in some states. Drug campaigners warn the biggest of taking MDMA revolves around the fact that many users are unaware of what is in the substance they are taking.
Beware of the ‘skudders’ selling fake ecstasy pills this festival season
The most common salt is the hydrochloride CAS which occurs as a white or off-white powder or as crystals soluble in water. The phosphate salt is also encountered. Illicit products are seen principally as white tablets with a characteristic impression logo , less commonly as white powders or capsules.
Shakira Pellow collapsed on Friday night and died the next morning after allegedly taking a pill bearing the logo of the toy brand Duplo. Now the schoolgirl's mother - from Camborne in Cornwall - has published a picture of Shakira before she died to warn others of the danger of drugs. The schoolgirl's mother - from Camborne in Cornwall - has published a picture of Shakira before she died to warn others of the potency of drugs Floral tributes have been left at a park near Meneth Road in Camborne, Cornwall, for Shakira Pellow Lee Butcher, the partner of mum Rita Hole, explained: This was her life and now it's gone - it could easily be you. Shakira Pellow died after allegedly taking an ecstasy pill 'We want this picture to stand in Shakira's honour and memory as a warning to others.