The five designer drugs
included in the list of prohibited drugs are synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones, phenethylamine, piperazine and tryptamine.
Though designer drugs
have been around for decades, there's been a recent surge in new compounds, says Jill Head, a forensic chemist at a DEA research lab in Dulles, Va.
Synthetic cannabinoids are one of the most prevalent and quickly evolving of the designer drugs
Around 22% of those quizzed had used designer drugs
in the past 30 days, up 6% on 2011 and 14% higher than the EU average of 8%.
Michael Schwartz of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to bring attention to a new designer drug
being used as an alternative to marijuana.
A review and update on these designer drugs
is published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Clinical laboratories should be aware of current designer drugs
and be prepared to facilitate testing when appropriate.
Since routine immunoassay drug-screening methods are unable to detect most of the hundreds of individual designer drugs
that have been identified, we are working with Agilent to develop advanced analytical methods to screen and confirm the presence of such drugs in both ante- and post-mortem specimens," said Dr.
This road trip suddenly takes a turn for the worse when Carol's boyfriend begins using a designer drug
known as Bath Salts.
Many different techniques have been developed to screen for these newer designer drugs
, including capillary electrophoresis--mass spectrometry (9-12), capillary electrophoresis coupled with a diode array detector (13), gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (14, 15), and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) (16).
The three are accused of pushing ecstasy and other designer drugs
to clubbers in the brash resort of San Antonio.
Anybody really interested in preserving the purity of sport ought to stop worrying about the dragless suit and do something about designer drugs