is also dangerous for those around the user, and in America it has been held responsible for a number of hair-raising episodes.
The synthetic drug, dubbed 'monkey dust
', is sending increasing numbers of people into violent and psychotic episodes in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Following search, they seized a small amount of white powder believed to be the Class B drug monkey dust
, theStoke Sentinelreports.
Jamie Stewart was hooked on monkey dust
and had a long criminal record before he turned his life around - when his mum made up a story to get him arrested.
He added he was under the influence of heroin and monkey dust
when he committed the offences.
A MAN who tried to smuggle monkey dust
- a synthetic drug which gives people hallucinations - through Coventry Airport has been jailed.
Shocking photos show the ravaged faces of those whose lives have been ruined by 'monkey dust
Last week, a knifewielding attacker who nearly blinded a police dog while high on monkey dust
and cocaine became the first person to be jailed under Finn's Law.
A man 'high on monkey dust
' was jailed for stabbing a dog in the head as part of a rampage in which he also kicked a police officer in the face.
A MAN 'high on monkey dust
' has been jailed for stabbing a police dog in the head as part of a rampage in which he also kicked a police officer in the face.
A KNIFE-WIELDING attacker who nearly blinded a police dog while high on monkey dust
and cocaine has become the first person to be jailed under Finn's Law.
WARNINGS have been issued that a powerful synthetic drug dubbed 'monkey dust
' is beginning to spread to the streets of Birmingham selling for just PS2.