GBL


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GBL

abbr.
gamma-butyrolactone

GBL

Abbreviation for gamma-butyrolactone.
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The CTL GBL Cube comes fully integrated including an installed MinecraftEdu server application.
GBL attracted nearly 1,000 investors during its short life.
Police are investigating if he also took GBL and are checking if other party-goers in North-field, at what appears to have been a shambolic, impromptu wake for Mr Fearon, took the drug.
And it was widely available legally in Britain until it was reclassified as a class C drug in 2009 following a spate of deaths attributed to GBL and other "legal highs".
GBL is an industrial solvent similar to gamma hydroxybutrate - also known as GHB or liquid ecstasy.
A 24-year-old man suffered kidney failure when he went into a coma after extracting the GBL from Quickies.
The GBL Silver Certification is the first of four certification levels available to businesses.
Last month, Home Secretary Alan Johnson said GBL - gamma-butyrolactone - would be banned by the end of the year and designated as a class C drug, meaning users could be punished with a two-year jail term and dealers sentenced for up to 14 years.
Hester Stewart, 21, died after taking GBL, which is used by clubbers as a substitute for banned drug GHB, known as "liquid ecstasy".
At the end of last year GBL split with Chinese beer Tsingtao, following some confusion over the exclusivity of the deal as ethnic specialist Westmill was also distributing it.
Calder, who was jailed by a San Francisco court last week, raked in a fortune flogging chemical GBL over the internet from his Aberdeen home to American associate Jamie Greiman, who is serving a similar sentence.