tablet is small and white with "ROCHE" (for Hoffman-LaRoche, its manufacturer) and a circled "1" or "2" inscribed on one side.
tablets are tasteless and odourless, and are effective less than half an hour after being ingested.
although I am unsure what the full motives were, but certainly there was an element of this controlling behaviour in which you used the administration of the drug Rohypnol
to achieve what was then an act of theft.'
Guyana-born Hakki, of Gale Street, Bow, east London, was convicted of two counts of causing the Rohypnol
to be taken, and two of theft between May 2002 and August the following year.
Hakki, of Gale Street, Bow, east London, denies two counts of unlawfully causing to be taken a stupefying or overpowering drug, namely Rohypnol
, with intent to enable her to commit an indictable offence, namely theft.
The Roofies (Roofies is the street name for Rohypnol
) Foundation, which runs the helpline for victims, has released figures showing that last year the running total number of attacks in Wales jumped from 259 to 320.
And even if police get hold of the films, it is often difficult to prosecute because the drugs used - mostly Rohypnol
and GHB - appear to make women into willing participants.
``It's not about Rohypnol
in the same way that Firestarter is not about starting fires,'' he says.
And she believes her friend, who collapsed after leaving to go to a disco, also had her drink tampered with, possibly with Rohypnol
The report comments that focus on Rohypnol
has resulted in this medicine being falsely associated with drug-assisted sexual assault.
The drug is prescribed as a relaxant to aid sleep and treat insomnia, but it is also known as Rohypnol
and used in sex attacks, causing the victim to have a blackout.